armhole :

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  • n  a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached

  • A lot of people think a high armhole is restrictive, but it gives you total movement because it's cut right up to your arm.
  • His claim to fame, as clients like Jacob Rothschild, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo and Barry Diller will tell you, is the loose-fitting, high-armhole Neapolitan jacket.
  • When its wearer reached for a taxi door one morning, only a part of the sheep went with her: the left sleeve tore away from the armhole.

  • Scaasi in New Yorker
    In those days, they were very pulled up and pushed out, so it made a lot of creases near the armhole,Scaasi explained. "She didn't want to have those ugly creases."

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