The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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]