Definition of shovelful

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Noun
1. The amount that can be moved at once with a shovel.
One shovelful of dirt makes a molehill, a million shovelfuls make a mountain.
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Example Sentences

One of the peasants was throwing the first shovelful of earth into the cavity.
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The Archchancellor tipped a shovelful of Ankh-Morpork loam over his boots.
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You would remember every shovelful, every moment!
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A couplet for so many shovelfuls of salt.
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And I meant every shovelful. it just got through to the wrong person.
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