Alman
Almain Al"main ([a^]l"m[=a]n), Almayne Al"mayne (-m[=a]n), Alman Al"man (-man), n. [OF. Aleman, F. Allemand, fr. L. Alemanni, ancient Ger. tribes.] [Obs.] 1. A German. Also adj., German. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. The German language. --J. Foxe. [1913 Webster]

3. A kind of dance. See {Allemande}. [1913 Webster]

{Almain rivets}, {Almayne rivets}, or {Alman rivets}, a sort of light armor from Germany, characterized by overlapping plates, arranged to slide on rivets, and thus afford great flexibility. [1913 Webster] ||


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