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almous

[ ah-muhs, aw-muhs ]
/ ˈɑ məs, ˈɔ məs /
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noun (used with a plural verb)British Dialect.

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Origin of almous

1250–1300; Middle English almus<Scandinavian; compare Old Norse ǫlmusaalms
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    The Entail|John Galt
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