[ ahrm-sahy, -zahy ]
/ ˈɑrm saɪ, -zaɪ /
the armhole opening in a garment.
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Also arms·eye [ahrmz-ahy] /ˈɑrmzˌaɪ/.
Origin of armscye
arm1 + scye armhole (orig. Scottish, Ulster dial. s(e)y, sie, of uncertain origin); reanalyzed by folk etymology as “arm's eye”
Words nearby armscye
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