armhole

/ahrm"hohl'/, n.
an opening in a garment, for the arm.
[1275-1325; ME arm-hol armpit. See ARM1, HOLE]

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  • Armhole — Arm hole , n. [Arm + hole.] 1. The cavity under the shoulder; the armpit. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A hole for the arm in a garment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armhole — [ärm′hōl΄] n. an opening for the arm in a garment …   English World dictionary

  • armhole — UK [ˈɑː(r)mˌhəʊl] / US [ˈɑrmˌhoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms armhole : singular armhole plural armholes one of the holes for your arms in a shirt, jacket etc …   English dictionary

  • armhole — noun Date: circa 1775 an opening for the arm in a garment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • armhole — noun A hole in a piece of clothing intended for putting ones arm through …   Wiktionary

  • armhole — arm|hole [ˈa:mhəul US ˈa:rmhoul] n a hole in a shirt, dress, jacket etc that you put your arm through …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • armhole — arm|hole [ arm,houl ] noun count one of the holes for your arms in a shirt, jacket, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • armhole — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)mhoʊl[/t]] armholes N COUNT The armholes of something such as a shirt or dress are the openings through which you put your arms, or the places where the sleeves are attached …   English dictionary

  • armhole — n. opening in a garment for the arm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • armhole — noun an opening in a garment through which the wearer puts an arm …   English new terms dictionary

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