ælmes-georn, adj: diligent in giving alms, benevolent. (AL-mez-YAY-orn / ˈæl-mɛz-ˌjɛɔrn)

The letter D in a medieval manuscript, inside of which is a scene: a man raises hands towards a round loaf in raised right hand of man with left hand holding fold of garment containing loaves; to the right, a man stands with hands on man with left hand raised, seated on a chair on high podium.
Cuerden Psalter; England (Oxford), c. 1270; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.756, f. 104r. [ica.themorgan.org]

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