almesdich (1381)

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almesdich (1381)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  alms n. (alms dish); MED:  almes(se-dish n.; DMLBS: ]


1domesticalms dish, large dish for remnants of food gathered after the meal for distribution to the poor
( 1381 )  les mazers et le grant almesdych d’argent quex j’ay en ma garderobe a Loundres  i 114
( 1397 )  un large almessedissh a guyse d’un nief  300
almeshous  almoshomme 
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