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  • n. Plural form of alan.

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Examples

  • So it came about that Nigel, with his lion heart and with the blood of a hundred soldiers thrilling in his veins, still at the age of two and twenty, wasted the weary days reclaiming his hawks with leash and lure or training the alans and spaniels who shared with the family the big earthen-floored hall of the manor-house.

    Sir Nigel

  • Skins of animals slain in the chase were stretched on the ground, or extended along the sides of the pavilion, and, upon a heap of these silvan spoils, lay three alans, as they were then called (wolf-greyhounds, that is), of the largest size, and as white as snow.

    The Talisman

  • He goes .. "why dont you get alan around or alans friend around to fix the tv today".

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • I agree with alans comments - the ball game has changed.

    DealBook

  • If you think that it is okay to take the law into your own hands maybe you should live somewhere else, alans.

    digg.com: Stories / Popular

  • a hundred soldiers thrilling in his veins, still at the age of two and twenty, wasted the weary days reclaiming his hawks with leash and lure or training the alans and spaniels who shared with the family the big earthen-floored hall of the manor-house.

    Sir Nigel

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