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Definition of "kettleful" []

  • An amount sufficient to fill a kettle, particularly of a kettle used for cooking. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kettleful" in a sentence
  • "But this time, the tempered glass shattered, throwing the scalding kettleful onto my thighs."
  • "Neither boy waited to see more; another kettleful of chickpeas smoking in a heap on the floor; soda crackers crumbled and strewn in a line next to the doorsill."
  • "Having done the honours of his house in this hospitable manner, Mr. Peggotty went out to wash himself in a kettleful of hot water, remarking that ‘cold would never get his muck off’."