Plen"ti*ful (?), a.

1.

Containing plenty; copious; abundant; ample; as, a plentiful harvest; a plentiful supply of water.

2.

Yielding abundance; prolific; fruitful.

If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year. Bacon.

3.

Lavish; profuse; prodigal.

[Obs.]

He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from Bacon.

-- Plen"ti*ful*ly, adv. -- Plen"ti*ful*ness, n.

 

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