almsman

noun
alms·​man | \ ˈä(l)mz-mən How to pronounce almsman (audio) \

Definition of almsman

: a recipient of alms

First Known Use of almsman

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About almsman

Time Traveler for almsman

Time Traveler

The first known use of almsman was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near almsman

almshouse

almsman

almucantar

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for almsman

Cite this Entry

“Almsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almsman. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on almsman

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for almsman

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!