What does the word armful mean?

Usage examples for armful

  1. He then bade me go cut an armful of the tallest of the reeds that grew there near the shore, whilst he pulled up another where he then was, and bring them to him. – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen
  2. " That will just give us time," cried Lady Dene, stooping and picking up an armful of the white roses. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  3. So I brought an armful of hay, spread it impartially under both of them, set fire to it, and stood back for results. – Neighbours by Robert Stead