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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  2.  A  store  closet,  as  a  pantry,  cupboard,  etc 
  3.  Almonry.  [Improperly  so  used]