almoner

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almoner

(formerly) a person who distributes alms or charity on behalf of a household or institution
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These will record some 10,000 titles from 162 private libraries owned, in the main, by academics and students though lawyers, physicians and priests, an almsman and a servant are represented.
There could be no mistaking the arrival of the almsman priest.
If we cannot enrich our almsman with gifts, then we shall endeavor to repay him for the spent powder.