Definition of Almain. Meaning of Almain. Synonyms of Almain

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Definition of Almain

Almain
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. 2. The German language. --J. Foxe. 3. A kind of dance. See Allemande. 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.

Meaning of Almain from wikipedia

- An allemande (allemanda, almain(e), or alman(d), French: "German (dance)") is a Renaissance and Baroque dance, and one of the most po****r instrumental...
- An Almain rivet is a type of flexible plate armour created in Germany in about 1500. It was designed to be manufactured easily whilst still affording considerable...
- Henry of Almain (Anglo-Norman French: Henri d'Almayne) (2 November 1235 – 13 March 1271) was the son of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall and his first wife...
- Edmund of Almain (26 December 1249 – 1300) was the second Earl of Cornwall of the fourth creation from 1272. He joined the Ninth Crusade in 1271, but never...
- childhood friends was his cousin Henry of Almain, son of King Henry's brother Richard of Cornwall. Henry of Almain would remain a close companion of the prince...
- iron or leather plates that were usually connected to each other by mail. Almain rivet Swiss arms and armour David (Education Team) (21 December 2017). The...
- Jacques Almain (died 1515) was a prominent professor of theology at the University of Paris who died at an early age. Born in the diocese of Sens, he studied...
- Isabel and Richard had four children, of whom only their son, Henry of Almain, survived to adulthood. Richard opposed Simon de Montfort, and rose in rebellion...
- echo William Wordsworth's treatment of James Macpherson's Ossian in "Glen-Almain" (1807): That Ossian, last of all his race! Lies buried in this lonely place...
- the word "German" is first attested in 1520, replacing earlier uses of Almain, Alman and Dutch. In German, the word Germanen today refers to Germanic...
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