dole cupboard

noun

Definition of dole cupboard

: an ecclesiastical cupboard to contain bread or other supplies for the poor of the parish

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“Dole cupboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dole%20cupboard. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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