Definition of Alms dish
1. Noun. A tray for collecting the offering from a congregation.
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Literary usage of Alms dish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Archaeological Review by Gomme, George Laurence, Sir, 1853-1916 (1889)
"On this the king, overjoyed, shall ask him within and say, ' Where is the alms- dish ?'" [On this follows a discourse, which is very obscure, ..."
2. A survey of London: Written in the Year 1598 by John Stow, William John Thoms (1876)
"... alms dish, and relief to the poor, wheresoever he was lodged. In his travelling, when at his coming or going to or from any town, ..."
3. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1904)
"An Alms-dish of Silver. Height, 1£ inches ; diameter. 11 inches; weight, 30 ozs. London Hall Marks of the year 1719 (new sterling). ..."
4. Northamptonshire Notes and Queries: An Illustrated Quarterly Journal by Christopher Alexander Markham (1896)
"Also at Peterborough Cathedral is a lovely silver gilt alms dish, ... The centre is flat, and the edge, alms dish, PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL. about three ..."