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[ahrm-hohl] /ˈɑrmˌhoʊl/
an opening in a garment, for the arm.
Origin of armhole
1275-1325; Middle English arm-hol armpit. See arm1, hole Unabridged
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  • He dove under my winter coat, shoved hiss head down the armhole and spent the entire time there.
  • Install receiver with sufficient clearance to allow access to manhole or armhole.
  • In other cases, the measurement would be closer to the armhole than measurement by the current proposed amendment.
  • Although the detective was wearing body armor, the shotgun blast entered through the armhole of the vest, fatally wounding him.
British Dictionary definitions for armhole


the opening in an article of clothing through which the arm passes and to which a sleeve is often fitted
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