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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients.

Usage examples (38)
  • In 1322, the king's almoner paid 8 shillings.
  • Pentateuch completely by heart, acted as his almoner.
  • 'You should have gone to Mrs. Gill: she is my almoner.'
  • I will make a gift shall I? to your almoner in requital. for more
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