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frankalmoign (ˈfræŋkəlˌmɔɪn)
English legal history a form of tenure by which religious bodies held lands, esp on condition of praying for the soul of the donor
[C16: from Anglo-French fraunke almoigne, from fraunkefrank + almoign church treasury, alms chest]

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