stickful

/ˈstɪkfʊl/ (say 'stikfool)

noun (plural stickfuls)
(in printing) as much set type as a composing stick will hold.
{stick1 + -ful}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stickful — Stick ful, n.; pl. {Stickfuls}. (Print.) As much set type as fills a composing stick. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stickful — [stik′fool΄] n. the contents of a composing stick …   English World dictionary

  • stickful — ˈstikˌfu̇l noun ( s) : as much or as many as a stick will hold makes doughnuts and gives me a whole stickful Helen Eustis specifically : as much set type as fills a composing stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • stickful — /stik fool /, n., pl. stickfuls. Print. as much set type as a composing stick will hold, usually about two column inches. [1675 85; STICK1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • stickful — stick·ful …   English syllables

  • Stickfuls — Stickful Stick ful, n.; pl. {Stickfuls}. (Print.) As much set type as fills a composing stick. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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