Almsdeed Alms"deed` ([add]mz"d[=e]d`), n. An act of charity. --Acts ix. 36. [1913 Webster]

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  • almsdeed — noun The giving of alms; an act of charity, a good work. ‘Truly,’ seyde the good man, ‘and ye myght lyve as longe as the worlde myght endure, ne myght ye have done so grete almys dede as this.’ …   Wiktionary

  • almsdeed — sb. Rel. S. iv. 39 …   Oldest English Words

  • almsdeed — alms·deed …   English syllables

  • almsdeed — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English almesdede, from almes, almesse + dede deed 1. archaic : an act of giving alms this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds Acts 9:36 (Authorized Version) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Order of Trinitarians —     Order of Trinitarians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Trinitarians     The redemption of captives has always been regarded in the Church as a work of mercy, as is abundantly testified by many lives of saints who devoted themselves to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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