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That decision proved fruitful, as the Taylors went home with armfuls of items.
Then collect an armful of sticks from your backyard.
Right before fishing season begins in Anchorage, the locals clean out their freezers and give away armfuls of last season’s still-top-quality fish.
Subsidising some deliveries was more defensible when postmen carried armfuls of essential letters.
The jagged openings became entryways through which eager looters climbed, most emerging later with armfuls of clothing and food.
Offcials at Kohl’s, 303 S. Route 83, reported at 6:37 p.m. March 27 a woman ran off without paying for an armful of athletic clothes.
Two men armed with assault rifles robbed a high-end Metairie clothing store Wednesday morning (March 7), making off not with cash but several armfuls of expensive merchandise, including shirts that retail for $400 to $500 each.
Police have said the men, armed with assault rifles, entered the store, ordered two employees and a customer to the ground and grabbed armfuls of merchandise valued at roughly $60,000.
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: an amount that can be carried in a person's arm or arms
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