almswoman

[ahmz-woo m-uh n]
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Origin of almswoman

Usage note

See -woman.
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Related Words for almswoman

almsman, cadger, mendicant, panhandler

British Dictionary definitions for almswoman

almswoman

noun plural -women
  1. archaic a woman who gives or receives alms
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