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Definition of "shipful" []

  • As much as a ship will hold. (noun)

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Use "shipful" in a sentence
  • "Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has sent weapons to the Palestinians -- remember the shipful of arms, the Karine A, that was intercepted a few years ago?"
  • "It began with a shipful of high hopes and good intentions."
  • "He was a father to a shipful of children, hearing their complaints patiently, mediating their quarrels, forgiving their sins, teaching them their tasks, and making all but their most trivial decisions for them."