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pocketful

noun [C]     /ˈpɒk.ɪt.fʊl/ US  /ˈpɑː.kɪt-/
as many or as much of something as a pocket will hold: She always takes a pocketful of tissues with her when she takes the children out.informal They won pocketfuls (= a large amount) of money playing cards.Informal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume
(Definition of pocketful noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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