almonry

[ al-muhn-ree, ah-muhn- ]

noun,plural al·mon·ries.
  1. the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed.

Origin of almonry

1
1175–1225; Middle English aumonerie<Old French (see almoner, -ry); replacing Middle English aumery

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almonry

/ (ˈɑːmənrɪ) /


nounplural -ries
  1. history the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given

Origin of almonry

1
C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms

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