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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. 2017.
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  • Marie Louise selected and bore away an armload, not of novels, but of books whose very backs had repelled her before.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
  • I said to him, just as he opened the door for me and I went in with an armload of wood, and he shut the door after me.

  • He threw his arms around the sultan, crushing the satin of his kaftan and his armload of scrolls against his body.

  • The woman who takes you off her hands gets an armload of responsibility.

  • She came back presently with an armload of small limbs she had hacked from the youngest trees.

    The Heart of Thunder Mountain Edfrid A. Bingham
  • He then left the room, reappearing in a few minutes with an armload of bottles.

    Haunted Places in England Elliot O'Donnell
  • Early Ann came in with an armload of smoothly split oak and hickory which she dumped into the wood box.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
  • Polly took an armload of things away from her and put them back in the highboy.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
  • The tour of installation ended, David started for his old home to begin the removal, armload at a time, of his few belongings.

    To Him That Hath Leroy Scott

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