noun, plural arm·fuls.
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A newsboy came racing along the pavement, with an armful of sheets, wet from the press.The Sins of Sverac Bablon|Sax Rohmer
This is a rose to pick by the armful, and grown in masses it lends an air of luxury to the simplest garden.The Garden, You, and I|Mabel Osgood Wright
Jock stooped, gathered up an armful of miscellaneous undergarments and tossed them into an open drawer.Personality Plus|Edna Ferber
Tom reluctantly gathered up an armful and went stamping down the garret stairs.The Automobile Girls at Chicago|Laura Dent Crane
He came rushing back in a few minutes carrying an armful of towels for jail use.Airship Andy|Frank V. Webster