a cupboard with pierced doors, formerly used as a storage place for food.
the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed. Historical Examples The almonry was not merely “within the precincts of the abbey,” it was actually a part of the abbey. Notes & Queries, No. 38, Saturday, July 20, 1850 Various He increased the allowances to the kitchen, cellars, and almonry. Bell’s Cathedrals: The […]
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa from 1056 to 1147. Historical Examples Finally he retired to the Almoravid court at Fez, where he was poisoned in 1138. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various Thus was the Almoravid dynasty established, with its capital at Cordova, […]
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa from 1056 to 1147. Historical Examples They aimed to bear me in chains to Cordova, that the almoravide might gloat over me alive, ere calling the headsman. God Wills It! William Stearns Davis And Hasham added, “Verily, the efreets bewitched the almoravide when […]
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa from 1056 to 1147. Historical Examples Here they were known under the name of almoravides, and to them was due the invention of the Spanish money known as maravdis. In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun After his death his state […]
very nearly; all but: almost every house; almost the entire symphony; to pay almost nothing for a car; almost twice as many books. Contemporary Examples We like that concussions [are] almost to zero on ground contact. Navy Football Player Will McKamey Died This Week From Brain Injury. Who’s to Blame? Michael Daly March 26, 2014 […]