- as much as the lap can hold.
Origin of lapful
Examples from the Web for lapful
Historical Examples of lapful
Blanche sprang forward, dropping, as she went, her lapful of gatherings.Morag
Janet Milne Rae
She went; and she shed a lapful of tears when she came home.
Lets see it, Betty, suggested Doris, who with a lapful of her own valentines was sitting near.Betty Lee, Senior
Harriet Pyne Grove
Did he seem dejected, Catherine would steal out and spend a week's income on the lapful of toys which she brought home.Night and Morning, Complete
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