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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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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 ...
The 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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
A 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, ...
by Gabriele Stein
An almery to kepe bookes in, or other thinges, scrinium,
Dictionary 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), ...
by Cyril M. Harris
almery See ambry. almimbar Same as minbar. almocarabe Same as ...
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