alms men

almsman

[ahmz-muhn]
noun, plural almsmen.
1.
a person supported by or receiving alms.
2.
Archaic. a person who gives alms.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English almes man, Old English ælmesman; see alms, -man


See -man.
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almsman (ˈɑːmzmən)
 
n , pl -men
archaic a person who gives or receives alms

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