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Eleemosynary

El`ee`mos´y`na`ry
a.1.Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation.
2.Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance.
3.Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.
n.1.One who subsists on charity; a dependent.
Adj.1.eleemosynary - generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"

ELEEMOSYNARY. Charitable alms-giving.
     2. Eleemosynary corporations are colleges, schools, and hospitals. 1 Wood. Lect. 474; Skinn. 447 1 Lord Raym. 5 2 T. R. 346.

almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, bighearted, charitable, complimentary, costless, expenseless, for free, for love, for nothing, free, free as air, free for nothing, free gratis, free of charge, free of cost, freebie, freehearted, generous, giftlike, given, good, gratis, gratuitous, greathearted, humane, humanitarian, largehearted, liberal, munificent, on the house, openhanded, philanthropic, unbought, unpaid-for, untaxed, welfare, welfare statist, welfarist, without charge
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