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Definition of the noun almswoman

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noun - plural: almswomen

  1. [archaic] A woman who depends on the receipt of alms; a female beggar.

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Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

Almswoman. 1. Arecipient of alms. Shak. 2. A giver ofalms. [R.] Halliwell. ALMUCANTAR Al`mu*can"tar, n. Etym: [F. almucantarat, almicantarat, ultimately fr. Ar. almuqantarat, pl., fr. qantarato bend, arch.](Astron.) ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

literally translate as “almsman” and “ almswoman.” Sanghas are the embodiment of dhamma (teaching). Over time, initiation or ordination rites became more intricate. Likewise, monasteries evolved from ...

Google previewEssential 18037 Pages English Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

Almswoman. 1. A recipient of alms. Shak. 2. A giver of alms.

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

bring, create, engender, fathet, generate, germinate, procreate, produce, sire, spawn, yield beggar: almsman, almswoman, asker, bidder, bum, canter, deadbeat, freeloader, hobo, impoverish, indigent, leech, mendicant, moocher, palliarc), ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea (1906)

A Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words by Francis Andrew March

An almswoman. Bed-maker One who arranges a bed for sleeping. Bondmaid. A female slave. Bondslave. One whose person and liberty are subject to a master. Bondsman. One who is bound as security for another; a male slave. Basin“ An ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Wales, (1844)

Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, Chapelaries, and Townships, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions: Embellished with Engravings of the Arms of the Bishoprics, and of the Arms and Seals of the Various Cities and Municipal Corporations: and Illustrated by Maps of the Different Counties by Samuel Lewis

the rent ofa cottage which, with another for an additional almswoman, was erected in the rear of the old almshouses at an expense of ...

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Almswoman Meaning

Video shows what almswoman means. A woman who depends on the receipt of alms, a female beggar.. Almswoman Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of A1L1M3S1W4O1M3A1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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