carful

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English carful (cartful), equivalent to car +‎ -ful. Shift in meaning follows that of "cart" to modern senses of car.

Noun[edit]

carful (plural carfuls or carsful)

  1. As much as a car will hold.
    Tourists were arriving by the carful.

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Adjective[edit]

carful

  1. careful, full of care, sad

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