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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alms-drink.
 
Another’s leavings; for alms consists of broken bread and the residue of drink. It is also applied to the liquor which a drinker finds too much, and therefore hands to another.   1
 


 Alms Basket.Alms-fee. 

 
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