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Alms-house tarimas:

  • /'ɑ:mzhaus/

Alms-house audio:

Žodžio paaiškinimas anglų kalba:

  • noun: A poorhouse.
  • noun: Chiefly British A home for the poor that is maintained by private charity.

Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:

  • Opened in 1736, the almshouse was a homeless shelter, jail, and workhouse rolled into one.
  • Younger inmates tended to remain for only short periods of time; for them the almshouse was a temporary refuge in times of crisis or unemployment.
  • The almshouse, which is now called by various names, the county home, the county infirmary, etc., ceased to be the repository for all types of delinquents, and for children, and became an institution primarily for the care of the aged and infirm.
  • The almshouse was the commonest form of relief, and even recently, it has been described as the fundamental institution of American poor relief.
  • Berks historian George M. M.iser IX said the records show the almshouse was a safety net for the poor, the mentally ill and those rendered helpless by old age.

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