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Origin of eleemosynary
OTHER WORDS FROM eleemosynarynon·el·ee·mos·y·nar·y, adjectiveun·el·ee·mos·y·nar·y, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for eleemosynary
Eleemosynary corporations are for the management of private property, according to the will of the donors.
If the view which has been taken of this question be at all correct, this was an eleemosynary corporation, a private charity.
The system is industrial and not eleemosynary, aiming solely at providing a recognized market-place for labour.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
(c) To public libraries, since they are for the most part eleemosynary institutions, and hence entitled to charity.
The lantern shone also against the knees of Archelaus, and lit up the check-board pattern of the eleemosynary trousers.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch