from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Formerly, a hospital or an almshouse for the founders and benefactors of which prayers were required to be said by the beneficiaries. Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An almshouse for poor people who pray daily for their benefactors.
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- noun historical An
almshousefor poorpeople who praydaily for their benefactors.
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Old English bede prayer + English house.
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