Dear Aunt Jennie, as I view it, you are not running an eleemosynary institution here?
Who thinks of alms and eleemosynary as coming from the same Greek word?
One hat served nine; their shirts were latent; their dinners intermittent, and their grog often eleemosynary.
The case before the court is clearly that of an eleemosynary corporation.
No doubt latter settled in London with the employment of junior office-sweeper, and the capital of an eleemosynary half-crown.
They act under the impression that eleemosynary good works possess the power of cancelling sin to an extent almost incredible.
Religious and eleemosynary corporations are also included in this classification.
What man would close to her the charitable institutions and eleemosynary establishments of the country?
eleemosynary, el-e-mos′i-nar-i, adj. relating to charity or almsgiving: dependent on charity: given in charity.
I gave him an eleemosynary sixpence, as he told me he was getting on pretty well.
dependent on charity
Latin eleemosyna 'alms'