almswoman


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almswoman

(ˈɑːmzwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Historical Terms) archaic a woman who gives or receives alms
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almswoman

noun
One who begs habitually or for a living:
Informal: panhandler.
Slang: bummer, moocher.
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