noun al·mous \ˈäməs, ˈȯ-\

Definition of almous



dialectal, British

  1. :  alms

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Origin and Etymology of almous

Middle English (northern dialect) almouse, almus, awmus, from Old Norse almusa, ölmusa, from Old Saxon almōsa or Old High German alamuosan — more at alms

First Known Use: 14th century

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to cast off or become cast off

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