arm·​load | \ ˈärm-ˌlōd How to pronounce armload (audio) \

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an armload of clean clothes
Recent Examples on the Web Downtown Chicago had been overrun by looters in the early morning of Aug. 10 when police allegedly spotted a man coming out of a Loop retail store with an armload of merchandise. Jason Meisner,, "Gun charge for Chicago man is first federal case from downtown looting this month," 28 Aug. 2020 People rushed into a Nike store in Manhattan and carried out armloads of clothing. Author: Jennifer Peltz And Karen Matthews, Anchorage Daily News, "Fresh trouble as New York imposes curfew amid Floyd protests," 2 June 2020 People rushed into a Nike store and carried out armloads of clothing. CBS News, "NYC looting persists despite curfew, with Macy's among stores hit," 2 June 2020 People rushed into a Nike store and carried out armloads of clothing., "New York Stores Hit as City Imposes Curfew Amid Floyd Protests," 2 June 2020 Groups of people were seen carrying armloads of merchandise from businesses in Port Richmond on Sunday afternoon. NBC News, "'Shame on you': NFL's Roger Goodell slammed for statement on George Floyd protests," 1 June 2020 Looters were running out of stores in the northeastern section of the city with armloads of merchandise. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "Peaceful demonstrations, looting and chanting: George Floyd protests continue for sixth night across US," 31 May 2020 Keep adding armloads of boughs or other vegetation if the mattress compresses too much or isn’t warm enough. Popular Science, "Fifteen survival shelters that can save your life," 28 May 2020 Someone had entered the apartment next door, taken a random armload of the tenant’s belongings — photo albums, a doormat, a shoe holder — and dumped it all with the garbage in the basement. Michael Wilson, New York Times, "‘The Phantom of Ninth Street’: A Bon Vivant’s Lonely Decline," 20 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of armload

1738, in the meaning defined above

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9 Sep 2020

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“Armload.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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