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1) alms. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Something given to a charity or cause: benefaction, beneficence, charity, contribution, donation, gift, handout, offering, subscription. See GIVE....

2) Alms. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...singular and noun plural. Of course it is Almos-ine, almos-ie, Almose, almesso, almes, alms, the s is not the plural suffix. Riches is the French richesse. Both words...

3) Alms Basket. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To live on the alms basket. To live on charity. 1...

4) Alms-drink. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Another s leavings; for alms consists of broken bread and the residue of drink. It is also applied to the liquor which a drinker finds too much, and therefore hands...

5) Alms-house. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...1 "Only, alas! the poor who had neither friends nor attendants, Crept away to die in the alms-house, home of the homeless."Longfellow: Evangeline, part ii. 5, 2....

6) Alms-man. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...One who lives on alms. 1...

7) alms. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...is pronounced AHMZ, with no l sound, and is most often treated as plural: The bishop s alms were [rarely was] welcome. 1...

8) Alms-fee. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Peter s pence, or Rome scot. Abolished in England by Henry VIII. 1...

9) alms. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Money or goods given as charity to the poor. Middle English almes, from Old English aelmesse, from Late Latin elemosyna, from Greek elemosun, pity, charity, from...

10) § 11. alms. 7. Pronunciation Challenges. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...The older and more widely accepted pronunciation is (ämz), but the spelling pronunciation (älmz) is increasingly common. 1 More at L and spelling pronunciation. 2...

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