Related formsalms·giv·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for almsgiving
I read his treatise on almsgiving and his apology for it, and understood a good deal of the marquis's way of thinking.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
It was spent for daily domestic needs, the King's almsgiving, and the mounting of a military campaign.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
Let us take boldly the passage from St. Thomas in which he lays down the law of almsgiving.Mediaeval Socialism|Bede Jarrett
Feasts, too, and almsgiving were nearly allied, and feasts have always been one resource for the relief of the poor.
We live no longer in an age when the leper need display his sores to arouse pity, nor where almsgiving per se has a social value.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein