Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An alms; a dole; a gift or contribution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A charitable gift or contribution; a gift; an alms; a dole; a largess; a sportula.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A charitable gift or contribution; alms; a sportula.

Etymologies

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Latin sportula a little basket, a gift, diminutive of sporta a basket.

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