noun, plural alms·hous·es [ahmz-hou-ziz]. /ˈɑmzˌhaʊ zɪz/. Chiefly British.
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Elizabeth studied privately with a physician before medical school and between terms observed cases in an almshouse hospital.Determined to practice medicine, two sisters defied conventions|Janet Golden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
With almost 1,200 patients, Laguna Honda Hospital was originally the San Francisco Almshouse, and in a way it still is.
Every county had a free county hospital for the acutely ill, and a free county almshouse for everyone else who needed care.
Once at the wish of a friend I was visiting I went to carry some comforts to a neglected almshouse on a Western prairie.Girls and Women|Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
The poor little dying pauper, lying in her dream at the almshouse, sees the figure of Death.Questionable Shapes|William Dean Howells
The most remarkable things that appear here at this day are a mosque, and an almshouse just by it, both built by sultan Ibrahim.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
A Hamblyn was still a Hamblyn, though he lived in an almshouse.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
I forgot to mention services held in jail and almshouse while in Canon City.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton