Meaning of “almshouse” in the English Dictionary

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"almshouse" in British English

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almshousenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɑːmz.haʊs/ us /ˈɑːmz.haʊs/

a private house built in the past where old or poor people could live without having to pay rent

(Definition of “almshouse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)