almsgiver (plural almsgivers)
A small scale philanthropist or benefactor who consistently gives small amounts to those desperately in need.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for almsgiver in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)