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 […]
a permanent-magnet alloy having , , and as its principal ingredients. Historical Examples You can establish a psi field in a suitable material, just as you can establish a magnetic field in steel or alnico. The Ambulance Made Two Trips William Fitzgerald Jenkins noun trademark an alloy of aluminium, nickel, cobalt, iron, and copper, used […]