lapful lapful

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quantity that can be held in the lap

Usage(s):

  1. A year ago Clara Howard, 13, emptied a lapful of peanut shells into an open fire.
  2. A once-a-day plane brought top-priority papers from Washington; the President considered them, a lapful at a time, while sunning on the Hammersmith Farm veranda.
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