alms fee


alms fee
- Peter-pence (or Peter's pence), which see

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • alms-fee — almsˈ fee noun (archaic) Peter s pence • • • Main Entry: ↑alms …   Useful english dictionary

  • alms fee — noun Etymology: translation of Old English ælmesfēoh, from ælmes, ælmesse alms + fēoh fee : peter s pence …   Useful english dictionary

  • alms fee — Same as Peter s pence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Tenure by fee alms — Tenure Ten ure, n. [F. tenure, OF. teneure, fr. F. tenir to hold. See {Tenable}.] 1. The act or right of holding, as property, especially real estate. [1913 Webster] That the tenure of estates might rest on equity, the Indian title to lands was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subscription — Synonyms and related words: John Hancock, OK, X, acceptance, accommodation, accordance, affirmance, affirmation, alms, alms fee, approbation, approval, authentication, authorization, autograph, award, awarding, bestowal, bestowment, certification …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Churches, Endowments —    In studying old deeds and records it is desirable to note the meaning of the following terms employed in the making of endowments : Dare et concedare, usual form of gift. Beneficium = endowment. Parochia = parochial endowment. Taxatio =… …   Dictionary of London

  • charity — Synonyms and related words: Amor, BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, abetment, accord, accordance, admiration, adoration, advocacy, aegis, affection, affinity, agape, agreement, alms, alms fee, almsgiving …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collection — Synonyms and related words: Festschrift, abundance, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregation, album, alms, alms fee, amassment, ana, analects, anthology, aquarium, assemblage, assembling, assembly, assortment, back number, backlog, band, beauties …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contribution — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accordance, alms, alms fee, assessment, association, award, awarding, benefaction, beneficence, bestowal, bestowment, blackmail, call, call for, cess, chanty, charity, claim, cochairmanship, collection,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dole — Synonyms and related words: accord, ace, adjunct, administer, administration, adversity, affliction, afford, aid, alimony, allocate, allocation, allot, allotment, allow, allowance, alms, alms fee, anguish, annuity, apportion, apportionment,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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