almsman


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Synonyms for almsman

one who begs habitually or for a living

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Thus, of the almsman John Wicking, we are told but one book, a new testament in Englysshe', a possession he took care that he owned but one book, `a new testament in Englysshe', a possession he took care to bequeath to another of little means, 'Doyly the peynter'.
There could be no mistaking the arrival of the almsman priest.
No sooner free than the nobility dashed to the almsman's wagons where they helped themselves to rapiers, sabers, broadswords, scythes, and muskets.
If we cannot enrich our almsman with gifts, then we shall endeavor to repay him for the spent powder.
Beside him stood the Bernardine almsman and the Judge respectively.