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Definition of the noun alms-giving
What does alms-giving mean as a name of something?
- making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
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Comprising Full Information on Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Subjects. With Several Hundred Maps and Illustrations by Thomas Jefferson Conant
Alma Alms-giving was rightly held in high honor among the Jews. The Mosaic law made special provision for the protection of the poor and the outcast, by requiring that portions should be left for them to glean from the produce of the field, the ...
Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary, for the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House (1845)
by Noah Webster
Alms-giving, n. 22 ALM ALL.
comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
" ' Oh, excellent alms-giving !' says Edgar.
Sinhalese English Dictionary (1982)
by B. Clough
charity, alms-giving. <;«f©ic. Danwfla, corrupt form of $ *9tC , Dansala, 8. ($td gift, ' tec. hall) publi place for distributing alms, alms house, n, Dana, ». knee; riches, wealth, property possessions; people, mankind; birth, ...
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)
by John Craig
ALMS-GIVING, imz'giv-ing, ». The giving of alms. ALMS-HOUSE, dmz' howg, .-. An hospital for the reception and support of the poor, ALMS-MAN, dmz' man, ...
Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)
ALMs-GIVING, dimz'-giv-ing, s. The giving of alms. ALMs-House, amz'-hows, s.
by John Eadie
"Oh, excellent alms-giving !" says Edgar; "Oh, worthy ...
For Popular and Professional Use, Comprising Full Information on Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Subjects by Thomas Jefferson Conant
Alms-giving was rightly held in high honor among the Jews. The Mosaic law made special provision for the protection of ...
Encyclopaedia of Islam (2013)
by Ian Richard Netton
ALMS-GIVING (ZAKAT, SADAQA, WAQF) ALP ARSLAN B. CHAGHRI BEG DAWUD (r.
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