almsgiver


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almsgiver

(ˈɑːmzˌɡɪvə)
n
a person who gives alms
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Noun1.almsgiver - a person who gives almsalmsgiver - a person who gives alms    
bestower, conferrer, donor, giver, presenter - person who makes a gift of property
References in classic literature ?
You are a great almsgiver," said the visitor, "and although you are said to be rich, I will venture to offer you something for your poor people; will you accept my offering?
The words in Latin con-firm that the Apostolic or A Papal Blessing came direct from the Vatican Offices on the day 19/6/1989, and is signed by Oscar Rizzoto, Archbishop and Papal Almsgiver.
Perkins then specifies according to one of three categories (freegiving, free lending, by remitting due debt) the relief the almsgiver should extend to a qualified recipient (610-11).