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handful

hand´ful   Pronunciation: hănd´f
n.1.As much as the hand will grasp or contain.
2.A hand's breadth; four inches.
Knap the tongs together about a handful from the bottom.
- Bacon.
3.A small quantity or number.
This handful of men were tied to very hard duty.
- Fuller.
4.A person, task, or situation, which is the most that one can manage; as, my two-year-old is a handful.
To have one's handful
to have one's hands full; to have all one can do.
Noun1.handful - a small number or amount; "only a handful of responses were received"
Synonyms: smattering
2.handful - the quantity that can be held in the hand
Synonyms: fistful
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