glassful


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the quantity a glass will hold

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I should think she would better punish Diana for being so greedy as to drink three glassfuls of anything," said Marilla shortly.
Mr Squeers treated himself to a stiff tumbler of brandy and water, made on the liberal half-and-half principle, allowing for the dissolution of the sugar; and his amiable helpmate mixed Nicholas the ghost of a small glassful of the same compound.
Here, set it here," he added angrily, and promptly seizing the vodka, he poured out a glassful and drank it greedily.
Tell me what you're doing," he went on, greedily munching a piece of bread, and pouring out another glassful.
I shall go home the better for one glassful, halfway.
said Riderhood, after staring at him, and tossing his last glassful down his throat.
Make yourself at home,' adding to this retort an observation to the effect that his friend appeared to be rather 'cranky' in point of temper, Richards Swiveller finished the rosy and applied himself to the composition of another glassful, in which, after tasting it with great relish, he proposed a toast to an imaginary company.
He sat down at a sticky little table in a dark and dirty corner; ordered some beer, and eagerly drank off the first glassful.
On the twelfth day my throat was so painful that, taking the chance of alarming the Martians, I attacked the creaking rain-water pump that stood by the sink, and got a couple of glassfuls of blackened and tainted rain water.
I always say cook with a wine you'd be happy to drink and I glugged a glassful of the Terreforts into a pan with cubed and seared beef, before adding stock and veg.
Dr Sally Winning, deputy chair of BMA Scotland, said: "For many leading brands of sugar-sweetened drinks, around a glassful has been found to contain a worrying nine or more teaspoons of sugar.
Fleur explained to me that when we drink little and often, the cells in our body are never fully hydrated and yet we don't experience a proper thirst that we then quench with a good glassful.
Like its namesake wine, the colour Marsala is a deep and satisfying experience wherever you use it - and even a glassful (so to speak) can enrich your decor enormously.