eleemosynary \ el-uh-MOS-uh-ner-ee \, adjective;
1. Of or for charity; charitable; as, "an eleemosynary institution."
2. Given in charity; having the nature of alms; as, "eleemosynary assistance."
3. Supported by or dependent on charity; as, "the eleemosynary poor."
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Word of the Day
I thought I'd share it--it was quite appropriate for the day: