Definition of Almsfolk. Meaning of Almsfolk. Synonyms of Almsfolk

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Definition of Almsfolk

Almsfolk
Almsfolk Alms"folk`, n. Persons supported by alms; almsmen. [Archaic] --Holinshed.

Meaning of Almsfolk from wikipedia

- Cunnington, Phillis Emily. (1978) Charity Costumes of Children, Scholars, Almsfolk, Pensioners, A. and C. Black Cunnington, Phillis Emily, and Buck, Anne...
- William Fruin likewise left money to be invested to provide an income to the almsfolk. This was Fruin's Gift. In 1790 Thomas Tomlyn left £2,200 to provide income...
- the Great Fire of London. In 1884 the almshouses were abolished, and the almsfolk became out-pensioners. It was subsequently found possible to extend their...
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