noun, plural aum·bries.
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There is a very singular aumbry or alms-box, formed in an oak bench-end near the door.The Cornwall Coast|Arthur L. Salmon
In the north wall there is a square aumbry, and in the south wall a large piscina, with trefoil head and projecting basin.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon|Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
The deep window recess opposite the door was fitted up as a small chapel, with Aumbry, Piscina, and Sedilia.Authorised Guide to the Tower of London|W. J. Loftie
An aumbry was a recess in the wall well lined inside with wood so that the damp of the masonry should not spoil the books.
These recesses are shown on the plan here reproduced; so also is the common aumbry in the wall of the south transept.