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almonry

[al-muh n-ree, ah-muh n-] /ˈæl mən ri, ˈɑ mən-/
noun, plural almonries.
1.
the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English aumonerie < Old French (see almoner, -ry); replacing Middle English aumery
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almonry

/ˈɑːmənrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
(history) the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given
Word Origin
C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms
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