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or al·meh

  1. almah.
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Examples from the Web for almes

Historical Examples of almes

  • In soche a way I had leuer haue an almes howse of olde folkes, then a company of stronge theues.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • J has eo at almes, adding as next line, Ne his poure kunesmen at him ne myhte nouht spede.

  • One time, I remember, goeing in the Strand, a poor and infirme old man craved his almes.

  • To give little gifts, is to Dishonour; because it is but Almes, and signifies an opinion of the need of small helps.


    Thomas Hobbes

  • As he came furth of the Castell gate, thare mett him certane beggeris, asking of his almes, for Goddis saik.