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Meaning of AMBRY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Am"bry\, n.; pl. {Ambries}. [OE. aumbry, almery, OF.
almarie, armarie, aumaire, F. armoire, LL. armarium chest,
cupboard, orig. a repository for arms, fr. L. arama arms. The
word has been confused with almonry. See {Armory}.]
1. In churches, a kind of closet, niche, cupboard, or locker
   for utensils, vestments, etc.

2. A store closet, as a pantry, cupboard, etc.

3. Almonry. [Improperly so used]

 

 

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