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(pl. skinfuls)
A quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk.

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"Skinful" Quotes from Famous Books

... not one pin-point of prejudice. It is worth while to pause an instant and meditate on the significance of such a remark. Think what it must mean to view the world, the institutions of society, moral ideas, and human character with an absolutely unprejudiced mind! We Americans are skinful of prejudices. Of course we don't call them prejudices; we call them principles. But they sometimes impress others as prejudices; and they no doubt help to obscure our judgment, and to shorten or refract our sight. What would be thought of a painter who had prejudices concerning the colours ...
— Essays on Russian Novelists • William Lyon Phelps

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