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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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*' Almery means a cupboard in the common language of most parts of England.— Chalmers'w Glossary to Lyndsay's Works.
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 George Ashdown 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
Amvronav, ALMERY. Almonarium, low Lat.; aum6nerie, 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 church, on the north side ...
Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright
almery Nhb. [a'mbri, §-mri.J 1. A chest, cupboard where food is kept, pantry. Sc. Steek [close] the amrie, lock the kist, Else some gear may weel be mist, SCOTT Donald Cairii 11818) ver. 4; The only furniture, excepting ...
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