Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The place in a religious house where the common aims were deposited, and thence by the almoner distributed to the poor. In old English law. The aumerie, aumbry, or ambry; words still used in common speech in the north of England, to denote a pantry or cupboard. Cowell. The office of almoner. Cowell.