Ambry


Ambry
Ambry 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. [1913 Webster]

2. A store closet, as a pantry, cupboard, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. Almonry. [Improperly so used] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.