lapful


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the quantity that can be held in the lap

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"Oh no, that would be considered an insult." At which point Mrs Doc Holiday gave me a lapful of hot mint tea.
Richard and Sheena Walton were in the doldrums after losing their home-bred mare The Devils Lapful at Alnwick four weeks ago.
She opens the glove compartment giving herself a lapful of old maps and eyeglass cases.
The French Neoclassicist, Pierre Subleyras depicted himself as harassed by overwork, in a hurry with a lapful of sketches and a paintbrush between his teeth (perhaps to explain the late delivery of some of his commissions).
I brought her to the rocking chair and sat down, holding her against me, and rocked as carefully as if I had a lapful of dynamite.