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The quantity a kettle will hold.  Synonym: kettle.

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"Kettleful" Quotes from Famous Books

... wonderful witch, and fish being brain food, she loved to eat fish better than any one of us. So she vowed she would destroy every fish in the lake, unless the Skeezers let us catch what we wanted. They defied us, so Rora prepared a kettleful of magic poison and went down to the lake one night to dump it all in the water and poison the fish. It was a clever idea, quite worthy of my dear wife, but the Skeezer Queen—a young lady named Coo-ee-oh—hid on the bank of the lake and taking Rora unawares, transformed her into a Golden ...
— Glinda of Oz • L. Frank Baum

Words linked to "Kettleful" :   kettle, containerful

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