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Definition of the noun Almonry
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noun - plural: almonries
- A building in which alms were distributed
Almonry: An almonry is the place or chamber where alms were distributed to the poor in churches or other ecclesiastical buildings.
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Including Words Used by Ancient and Modern Authors in Treating of Architectural and Other Antiquities ... Also, Biographical Notices of Ancient Architects by John Britton, George Godwin
ALMONRY, ALMERY. Almonarium, low Lat. ; aumonerie, Fr. ; ailmosenhaus, Ger.
by Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.)
And vice versa, almonry was sometimes used in the sense of armarium, almarium, a cupboard. Almonarium, almorietum, almeriola, a cupboard or safe to set up broken victuals to be distributed as alms to the poor. — Bailey. See Ambry. Aloft.
by William Chambers
Almoner, Almonry. See under Alms. Almoet, awl'most, adv., mostly all; nearly. [All, and most] Alms, amz, n.pl. one. compasstemateness ; relief given to the poor. ( A.S. almes, almesse; old Fr. aumosne ; Gr. eleemosyni — eleos, compassion.] ...
Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects
The almonry was sometimes so called, the alms being kept in an ambry. The place wherein this chapel and nlnis-house standeth was called the ElemosinarVjOr almonry, now corruptly the ambry, for that the alms of the Abbey were there ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1N1R1Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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