noun, plural lap·fuls.
Examples from the Web for lapful
Maria was leaning forward also, over her lapful of carnations which John Sargent had presented to her.The Portion of Labor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The sly Saxon entered into an odd transaction; the Thuringian gave him in exchange for his gold, a lapful of soil.Legal Lore|Various
I wanted to make a sketch of you leaning over the boatside with your lapful of water-lilies; I wish I had.Spring Days|George Moore
Zephyrus had a lapful of flowers,204 and was the one wind sent to play among children.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
Lets see it, Betty, suggested Doris, who with a lapful of her own valentines was sitting near.Betty Lee, Senior|Harriet Pyne Grove