- a person who gives alms.
Origin of almsgiver
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Examples from the Web for almsgiving
The principle is applied in succession to Almsgiving, to Prayer, to Fasting.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew
John Monro Gibson
When he considered this, he was uneasy, because his habit of almsgiving could not well proceed.
As he was always keeping the precept of almsgiving, he shared his opulence with the people.
But almsgiving has another aspect, on which early writers insist with some fullness.Lux Mundi
Then once more, she saw his father with the broom—the almsgiving scene.The Gnomes of the Saline Mountains
Anna Goldmark Gross