Almonries
Almonry Al"mon*ry ([a^]l"m[u^]n*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Almonries} ([a^]l"m[u^]n*r[i^]z). [OF. aumosnerie, F. aum[^o]nerie, fr. OF. aumosnier. See {Almoner}.] The place where an almoner resides, or where alms are distributed. [1913 Webster]

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  • almonries — n. location where alms are distributed; pl;ace where an almoner lives …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Almonry — Al mon*ry ([a^]l m[u^]n*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Almonries} ([a^]l m[u^]n*r[i^]z). [OF. aumosnerie, F. aum[^o]nerie, fr. OF. aumosnier. See {Almoner}.] The place where an almoner resides, or where alms are distributed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • almonry — /al meuhn ree, ah meuhn /, n., pl. almonries. the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed. [1175 1225; ME aumonerie < OF (see ALMONER, RY); r. ME aumery] * * * …   Universalium

  • almoner — [ α:mənə, alm ] noun historical an official distributor of alms. Derivatives almonry noun (plural almonries). Origin ME: from OFr. aumonier, based on med. L. eleemosynarius, from eleemosyna (see alms) …   English new terms dictionary

  • almonry — /ˈamənri/ (say ahmuhnree) noun (plural almonries) the place where an almoner resides, or where alms are distributed …   Australian English dictionary

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