alms fee


Definition of alms fee

: peter's pence

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First Known Use of alms fee

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alms fee

translation of Old English ælmesfēoh, from ælmes, ælmesse alms + fēoh fee

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“Alms fee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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