armhole

[ ahrm-hohl ]
/ ˈɑrmˌhoʊl /
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noun

an opening in a garment, for the arm.

Nearby words

  1. armeria,
  2. armes parlantes,
  3. armet,
  4. armful,
  5. armguard,
  6. armidale,
  7. armiger,
  8. armigerous,
  9. armill,
  10. armilla

Origin of armhole

1275–1325; Middle English arm-hol armpit. See arm1, hole

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British Dictionary definitions for armhole

armhole

/ (ˈɑːmˌhəʊl) /

noun

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