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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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by John Britton, John Le Keux
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 church, on the north side ...
Containing Descriptive and Critical Accounts of All the Public and Private Buildings, Offices, Docks, Squares, Streets, Lanes, Wards, Liberties, Charitable Institutions, Commercial, Charitable, Scholastic and Other Establishments, with Lists of Their Officers, Patrons, Incumbents of Livings, &c. &c. &c. in the British Metropolis by James Elmes
ALMONRY, THE GREAT, Westminster, so named as being anciently the place where the alms of Westminster Abbey were distributed, is the first turning on the south in Dean-street, parallel to Tothill-street, and communicating with it by ...
by Mary Gilliatt
ALMONRY. A room set aside in a monastery to store food, and possibly money, to be given to the penurious or the elderly as alms.
by Cyril M. Harris
almonry A building or part thereof where alms are distributed. almorie Same as almariol. almorrefa In southern Spain, brickwork intermixed with azulejos, ...
by H. Wedgwood
And vice versa, almonry was sometimes used in the sense of armarium, almarium, a cupboard. Almonarium, almort'etum, almert'ola, a cupboard or safe to set up broken victuals to be distributed as aims to the poor.— Bailey. See Ambry. Aloft.
by Ernest Weekley
hut there has also heen confusion with almonry. Cf. also Ger. dial, aimer. ModF. armoire, cuphoard, is the same word with change of suffix. almoire: an amhrie; cup-hoord; hox. Looh armoire (Cotg.).
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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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