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[ahrm-lohd] /ˈɑrmˌloʊd/
Chiefly Midland U.S. armful (def 1).
Origin of armload
arm1 + load Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He threw the hitching strap to Belshazzar, and ran into the express office with an arm load of boxes.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • A tall man, with an arm load of socks in bundles, got on the car.

    The Crimson Thread Roy J. Snell
  • Having executed his mission successfully, he returned in a short time with an arm load of canister and case shot.

  • First walked the Harvester alone, with bared head, and he carried an arm load of white lilies.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • Then he laid the books on the log, the arm load of plants beside them, and went to the river to wash his soiled hands.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • Dan had carried in an arm load of books which Fitch indicated should be arranged, back-up, on the floor beside him.

    A Hoosier Chronicle Meredith Nicholson

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