almonry

almonry

[al-muhn-ree, ah-muhn-]
noun, plural almonries.
the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English aumonerie < Old French (see almoner, -ry); replacing Middle English aumery

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almonry (ˈɑːmənrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
history the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given
 
[C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms]

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