alms dish

noun

Definition of alms dish

1 : a dish in which alms are collected

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First Known Use of alms dish

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Alms dish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alms%20dish. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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