Definition for AM'BRY

AM'BRY, n. [Contracted from Fr. aumonerie, almonry, from old Fr. almoigne, alms.]

  1. An almonry; a place where alms are deposited for distribution to the poor. In ancient abbeys and priories there was an office of this name, in which the almoner lived.
  2. A place in which are deposited the utensils for housekeeping; also, a cupboard; a place for cold victuals.

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