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The amount that can be carried in one arm or both arms: an armload of laundry.
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another term for armful
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n., pl. -fuls.
the amount one or both arms can hold.
usage: See -ful.
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[ˈɑːrmləʊd] n (= armful) → brassée f
He was carrying an armload of books
BUT Il avait des livres plein les bras.
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