Lapfuls
Lapful Lap"ful, n.; pl. {Lapfuls}. As much as the lap can contain. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lapfuls — n. as much as can be held in a lap …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lapful — Lap ful, n.; pl. {Lapfuls}. As much as the lap can contain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapful — /lap fool/, n., pl. lapfuls. as much as the lap can hold. [1605 15; LAP1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • lap — lap1 noun 1》 the flat area between the waist and knees of a seated person. 2》 archaic a hanging flap on a garment or a saddle. Phrases fall (or drop) into someone s lap be acquired by or happen to someone without any effort. in someone s lap as… …   English new terms dictionary

  • lapful — /ˈlæpfʊl/ (say lapfool) noun (plural lapfuls) as much as the lap can hold …   Australian English dictionary

  • lapful — [lap′fool΄] n. pl. lapfuls as much as a lap can hold …   English World dictionary

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