a person who gives alms.
Let us take boldly the passage from St. Thomas in which he lays down the law of almsgiving.
Mediaeval Socialism Bede Jarrett
The principle is applied in succession to almsgiving, to Prayer, to Fasting.
Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of Matthew John Monro Gibson
This word represents the charity of kindness and goodness, as distinguished from almsgiving.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8 Various
When he considered this, he was uneasy, because his habit of almsgiving could not well proceed.
The Gtakaml rya Sra
Then, again, this passage teaches a much-needed lesson to the Church at home about the methods of poor relief and almsgiving.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 1 G. T. Stokes
As he was always keeping the precept of almsgiving, he shared his opulence with the people.
The Gtakaml rya Sra
Good means may be absolutely good, but commonly they are liable to become vitiated by circumstances,—almsgiving is an example.
The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley
But almsgiving has another aspect, on which early writers insist with some fullness.
Lux Mundi Various
Then once more, she saw his father with the broom—the almsgiving scene.
The Gnomes of the Saline Mountains Anna Goldmark Gross
Charity, also, in its largest sense, is far wider than almsgiving.
Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
a person supported by or receiving alms. Archaic. a person who gives alms. noun (pl) -men (archaic) a person who gives or receives alms
a circle on the celestial sphere parallel to the horizon; the locus of all points of a given altitude. noun a circle on the celestial sphere parallel to the horizontal plane an instrument for measuring altitudes
a furred hood or hooded cape with long ends hanging down in front, formerly worn by the clergy. Historical Examples Over that again is a tippet, a development of the almuce, or worn over it. The Customs of Old England F. J. Snell He is also in ecclesiastical costume in processional vestments, without the cope […]
a tree, possibly the red sandalwood. I Kings 10:12. Historical Examples And the navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones. The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall She has not come to prove him with hard questions, but to repose under […]