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armhole

[ ahrm-hohl ]
/ ˈɑrmˌhoʊl /
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noun
an opening in a garment, under the shoulder, through which the hand, and then the arm, passes.
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Origin of armhole

First recorded in 1275–1325; Middle English arm-hol armpit; see origin at 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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