Definition of Almsman. Meaning of Almsman. Synonyms of Almsman

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Definition of Almsman

Almsman
Almsman Alms"man, n.; fem. Almswoman. 1. A recipient of alms. --Shak. 2. A giver of alms. [R.] --Halliwell.

Meaning of Almsman from wikipedia

- An almoner is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing money to the deserving poor. The title almoner has to some extent...
- of prayer"; and from Anglo Saxon "bed"), was generally a pensioner or almsman whose duty it was to pray for his benefactor. A Bedesman (or Bedeswoman)...
- Victorian engraving of the gateway, with almsman William Bramhall in the traditional dress...
- set of beads, My gorgeous palace for a hermitage, My **** apparel for an almsman's gown My figured goblets for a dish of wood. – Shakepeare, Richard II...
- he died from shock as a result of his punishment. Barrie worked as an almsman at Donnington Hospital, living in one of the institution's almshouses....
- were to be chosen from Nantwich, and two from the parish of Acton. Each almsman originally received four marks (£2 13s 4d) annually (according to William...
- the crown, but by a prebendary of Windsor named Johnson, who gave each almsman in compensation for the loss of his room a w****ly pension of 1 shilling...
- in theology) Christóbal de Ocampo (from Seville, Knights of St. John, almsman Anton de Toledos, the Grand Prior of Castile and Leon) Christóbal de Padilla...
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