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- n. Alternative form of ambry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as ambry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of ambry.
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The witch-wife sat a while, and then arose and went about the chamber, and came to a certain aumbry and opened it, and drew forth
Prior Robert was replacing a book in the aumbry cupboard at the end of the scriptorium.
"I do know of it," said the prior, and closed the door of the aumbry upon the piety and wisdom within.
The aumbry in the north wall was the receptacle in which S. Richard's head was preserved in a case of silver.
The space in the north wall shows where the aumbry used to be.
The aumbry is on the north and the piscina on the south side of the position which the altar used to occupy.
In each of these the old piscina and aumbry remain near where the altar had been placed.
The aumbry on the north side in the south choir aisle has been glazed, and is utilised as a cupboard to hold some curiosities.
The sedilia in the chancel and the aumbry in the north transept should be seen.
Chapels and the eastern one has in fact a piscina and aumbry, showing that there was once an altar.