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Definition of the noun almoner

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noun - plural: almoners

  1. an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients

Alternative definition of the noun almoner

noun

  1. one who distributes alms, especially the doles and alms of religious houses, almshouses;
  2. one who dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop
  3. a title given to a royal officer charged with the duty of distributing alms or bounty on behalf of a monarch

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Google previewMississippi Scenes (1992)

Notes on Literature and History by Elmo Howell

Almoner is a pleasant and surprising turn. The furtive but innocent meetings take place ...

Google previewchambers's encyclopedia (1874)

by william and robert

ALMONER is the name given originally to that member of a religious order who had the distribution of the money and other things set apart for alms, which, by canonical law, was to amount to at least a tenth of the revenues of the establishment ...

Google previewSocial Work in the Hospital Organization (2016)

by Margaret Gaughan Brock

The word almoner is an interesting one and apparently is a derivative of the word eleemosynarius (L eleemosyna — alms); the person so called was the dispenser of alms for the monasteries. The first connotation of social worker was the giver ...

Google previewAnglican Church Dictionary

by Anonymous

The Lord High Almoner is a Prelate who has the disposing of the alms of the sovereign. ALMS: Relief given out of pity to the poor. In ecclesiastical language, the money collected during the Offertory. Alms should be collected every Sunday, ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

ALMONER is the name given originally to that member of a religions order who had the distribution of the money and other things set apart for alms, which, by canonical law, was to amount to at least a tenth of the revenues of the establishment ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopædia (1870)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

ALMONER is the name given originally to that iwmber ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

The present Lord High Almoner is the Archbishop of York. ALMODARII, the lords of free manors, lords paramount. Old Records. ALMOIN, a tenure of lands by divine service. Antient Customs. ALMONARIUM, a kind of safe or cupboard, in which ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Almoner, in its primitive sense, denoted an officer of any religious establishment, to whom belonged ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Chronology, Or Historical and Statistical Register (1870)

by William Henry Overall

ALMONER, in its primitive sense, denoted an officer in religious houses, who distributed the alms. By an ancient canon all bishops are required to keep an almoner. The almoner of France (la grand aumotiicr) was the highest ecclesiastical ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

ALMONER, in its primitive sense, denotes an officer in religious houses,, to whom belonged the management and distribution of the alms of the house.

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw

Almoner • This word, which comes from the Latin eleemosynarius, and before that the Greek verb eleemosyne ("to have pity"), designates an ecclesiastic at the court of a king or prince having charge of the distribution of alms to the poor. It is an ...

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Almoner Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1N1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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