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almonry

(ˈɑːmənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Historical Terms) history the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given
[C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms]
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India has also asked Pakistan to allow Sikh pilgrims prepare and distribute alms (langar or free meal) amongst visitors at the shrine's almonries.
Albans, where "some relics, prized vestments and other objects [were placed] in their almonries." (32) To the same end, "communities also sought renewed recognition for their shrines through the compilation and circulation of new lives of their saints and collections of miracle stories associated with them." (33) These printed texts are an extension of these activities.
a lively landscape of parish steeples and picturesque almonries on the