[ ahmz-muh n ]
/ ˈɑmz mən /
noun, plural alms·men.
a person supported by or receiving alms.
Archaic. a person who gives alms.
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British Dictionary definitions for almsman's
/ (ˈɑːmzmən) /
noun plural -men
archaic a person who gives or receives alms
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