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ambry

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noun am·bry \ˈam-brē; ˈäm-rē, ˈȯm-\

Definition of ambry

plural ambries

  1. 1 dial chiefly British :  pantry

  2. 2 :  a recess in a church wall (as for holding sacramental vessels)



Origin of ambry

Middle English almery, from Anglo-French almarie, from Latin armarium, from arma weapons — more at arm


First Known Use: 14th century


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