6. Aid


See also 75. CHARITY .

abetment, abettal
the act of abetting or inciting another to commit a crime. — abettor, abetter, n.
adjutancy
the condition of holding the rank of adjutant.
almoner, almner
an official, as of a monastery, whose duty is to distribute charity or alms. — almonership, n.
amanuensis
Formal . 1. a secretary.
2. a scribe or copyist.
coadjuvancy
joint aid or assistance; joint cooperation.
connivance
passive assistance, especially in wrongdoing.
connivancy
Rare. connivance.
eleemosynary
1. pertaining to alms.
2. Obsolete, an almsman; a person who lives on the charity of others.
orphanotrophy
Rare. 1. a hospital or hostel for orphans.
2. the care and support of orphans.
pensionary
a person paid to perform tasks or services, especially as a hireling.

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