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EtymologyEdit

heap +‎ -ful

NounEdit

heapful (plural heapfuls)

  1. Enough to form a heap; a large number or amount of something.
    • 1988, Carl Edward Glock, History of the 316th Regiment of Infantry in the World War, 1918:
      True, there was no turkey, there were no cranberries or pumpkin pie―but the “Y” and company funds had provided heapfuls of tasty substitutes and that same reverent feeling of gratitude which pervaded Thanksgiving Day was again present beneath the surface of things.