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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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