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Almery, aumbrie, or ambry, in architecture, is a recess in the wall of a church, sometimes square-headed, and sometimes arched over, and closed with a door like a cupboard. It is sometimes a cabinet attached to the wall.

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Google previewThe Dublin University Magazine (1839)

A Literary and Political Journal

* Almery means a cupboard in the common language of most parts of England.— Chalmers's Glossary to Lyndsay's Works. Ambry, in the English law ...

Google previewThe University Magazine (1839)

A Literary and Philosophic Review

Almery means a cupboard in the common language of most parts of England. ClmImcrs's Glossary to Lyndsay': Works. Ambr_t/, in the English law, tvns the name of the place where the arms, plate, and other things belonging to housekeeping, ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by William Audsley

ALMERY, or AUMBRY. (Armoire— Fr.) This term correctly signifies a wall recess, or cupboard, furnished with a door having a lock attached ; it is also applied to a movable piece of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

almery,. almory,. ambry,. amry,. aumerie,. aumery,. aumrie. 1. Recess in a church wall in which sacred vessels are kept, usually near an *altar. 2. Store for food, cookingutensils, etc.: foodcupboard or larder. 3. Recessed cupboard in a wall. 4.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (1838)

by John Britton, John Le Keux

Almery. (See Armarium.) Almonry, Almery. Almonarium, low Lat. ; aumo- nerie, Fr. ; ailmosenhaus, Ger. A room or place whence alms were formerly distributed to the poor. In monastic establishments it was generally a stone building near the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages: including ... biographical notices of ancient architects ... Illustrated by numerous engravings by J. Le Keux (1838)

almery, ambre, ...

Google previewThe English Dictionary before Cawdrey (1985)

by Gabriele Stein

An almery to kepe bookes in, or other thinges, scrinium,

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

am 'bry, an almery or aumbry ; a cupboard or niche near the altar of a church, to hold sacred vessels. ambulacrum (ambulay'krum), ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

almery See ambry. almimbar Same as minbar. almocarabe Same as ...

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