Definition of almsful in English:

almsful

adjective

obsolete
rare, literary
  • Liberal or generous in almsgiving; charitable; (in early use sometimes more generally) †compassionate, merciful (obsolete).

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Wulfstan. From alms + -ful.

Pronunciation

almsful

/ˈɑːmzf(ʊ)l/