Definition of 'alms'
Example sentences containing 'alms'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
One by one they put their collection plates on the alms dish. GOODBYE CURATE (1993)I am afraid there has been some pilfering from the alms dish at St Padarn's. GOODBYE CURATE (1993)When I returned to the vestry some time later, the note had vanished from the alms dish. GOODBYE CURATE (1993)
Since these friars lived on alms, they gravitated to the towns, where citizens were prosperous enough to support them. RIDDLE ME THIS (1993)
Trends of 'alms'
Used Occasionally. alms is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of alms from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.