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Alms

Pronunciation: ạmz
n. sing. &1.Anything given gratuitously to relieve the poor, as money, food, or clothing; a gift of charity.
A devout man . . . which gave much alms to the people.
- Acts x. 2.
Alms are but the vehicles of prayer.
- Dryden.
Tenure by free alms
See Frankalmoign.
- Blackstone.
Noun1.Almsalms - voluntary contributions to aid the poor

ALMS. In its most extensive sense, this comprehends every species of relief bestowed upon the poor, and, therefore, including all charities. In a more, limited sense, it signifies what is given by public authority for the relief of the poor. Shelford on Mortmain, 802, note (x); 1 Dougl. Election Cas. 370; 2 Id. 107; Heywood on Elections, 263.

To dream that you are giving alms, is a good omen. To dream that you are giving alms unwillingly, signifies the coming of evil.alms-giving, almsgiving, charity
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