- An official distributor of alms.More example sentences
- He explains that once he recovered from the injury, he was captured by Spaniards, thrown in jail and then sent to Constantinople to be the almoner to the French Ambassador.
- The former Royal Navy engineer was also an almoner for Beach Lodge for 26 years, which meant he visited sick members and Freemason widows.
- Lodge almoner Donald Worsnop said it was interesting to visit the school and see the work being done with the children.
Middle English: from Old French aumonier, based on medieval Latin eleemosynarius, from eleemosyna 'alms' (see alms).
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