- adjBritishrude, disrespectful. This item of British street slang of the late 1990s is a variant form of arms. The reference is unclear, but the expression may have arisen in Caribbean usage.
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Alms House — ist der Name von: Alms House Ditch, ein Fluss im US Bundesstaat Delaware Alms House (Massachusetts), einer Ortschaft im US Bundesstaat Massachusetts Alms House Run, ein Fluss im US Bundesstaat Pennsylvania Siehe auch: Almshouse Branch, ein Fluss… … Deutsch Wikipedia
alms|house — «AHMZ HOWS, AHLMZ », noun. a home for persons who do not have enough money to live on and who are supported at public expense or (in Great Britain) by private charity … Useful english dictionary
Alms House — Originally an a house attached to an abbey were alms and food were distributed, they eventually became hospitals … Medieval glossary
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alms(-house) — adj British rude, disrespectful. This item of British street slang of the late 1990s is a variant form of arms. The reference is unclear, but the expression may have arisen in Caribbean usage … Contemporary slang
alms-house — see almshouse … English dictionary
alms-house — poorhouse, privately financed home for the poor … English contemporary dictionary
alms-house — noun (C) a place where poor people could live without paying rent in former times … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
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