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Definition of the noun Almonry

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noun - plural: almonries

  1. A building in which alms were distributed

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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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Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (1838)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Interior Design (2012)

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.

Google previewA dictionary of English etymology (1859)

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.

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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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