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Definition of Eleemosynary

Eleemosynary
Eleemosynary El`ee*mos"y*na*ry, n.; pl. Eleemosynaries. One who subsists on charity; a dependent. --South.
Eleemosynary
Eleemosynary El`ee*mos"y*na*ry (?; 277), a. [LL. eleemosynarius, fr. eleemosyna alms, Gr. ? alms. See Alms.] 1. Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation. 2. Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance. ``Eleemosynary cures.' --Boyle. 3. Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.

Meaning of Eleemosynary from wikipedia

- Eleemosynary may refer to: Eleemosynary, relating to charity or the giving of alms Eleemosynary (play), by Lee Blessing (1985)...
- Eleemosynary is a 1985 multi act play by Lee Blessing. It follows the relationships between three generations of women. The word "eleemosynary" itself...
- that long-term recipients of the rations would become "pauperised". Eleemosynary aid… would be a curse instead of a benefit; and hence it was absolutely...
- Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Performance in Lee Blessing's Eleemosynary. More recently, Meredith has made appearances on several network TV programs...
- importance of domestic animals to peoples across the world and the virtues of eleemosynary and cooperative pursuits. The book was distributed in 2005 to American...
- Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual...
- also dirhem via Arabic; ἔλαιον elaeo-, oil, olive, oleum; ἐλεημοσύνη eleemosynary, alms; ἐπίσκοπος episcop(al), bishop; ζῆλος zeal, jealous; καθέδρα cathedra(l)...
- Year Title 2010 Eleemosynary 2011 Titus 마호로바 Oedipus 2016 The Winter's Tale...
- distance from the church, beyond the precinct of the monastery, was the eleemosynary department. The almonry for the relief of the poor, with a great hall...
- and instruments illustrating the ancient conventual, collegiate, and eleemosynary foundations, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, with historical notices...
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