One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
= frankalmoign. Sometimes in the fuller form "free almoign" (formerly also, in Scots and northern English, in the plural form free almons).See also frankalmoign
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Robert Mannyng (d. c1338), poet and historian. From Anglo-Norman almon, almoine, almoigne, variants of almoisne, almosne alms, tenure by divine service, frankalmoign: see alms.
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