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armful

[ahrm-foo l] /ˈɑrmˌfʊl/
noun, plural armfuls.
1.
as much as a person can hold or carry in an arm or both arms.
2.
Informal. a girl or woman with a well-rounded figure.
3.
Informal. an obstreperous child; handful.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; arm1 + -ful
Usage note
1. See -ful.
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armful

/ˈɑːmfʊl/
noun (pl) -fuls
1.
the amount that can be held by one or both arms
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