- n. Plural form of almanac.
“Opening Oysters," is to be found in English almanacs, &c., to this day.”
“Schott’s Almanac includes some categories you typically find in almanacs – state capitals, Academy Award – winners, NBA playoff results.”
“These correspond rather to what we should now call almanacs, and in them the astrological element plays a much more prominent part than in the missals or horæ.”
“This would do for works of only transient significance, such as almanacs, short stories, and political tracts and was indeed considerably sturdier than most of even the strongest modern bindings.”
“This latter distinction was construed so liberally, that it was allowed to include among periodicals all pamphlets published annually, such as almanacs, college catalogues, reports of societies, and the like.”
“RefSeek's directory includes hundreds of carefully selected reference sites in categories such as almanacs, bookmarking, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.”
“In 1765 Parliament passed the Stamp Act, imposing taxes on colonists for printed materials including newspapers, pamphlets, bills, legal documents, licenses, almanacs, dice, and playing cards.”
“When John Adams went to a local shop or bookseller in Philadelphia, Boston, or New York, he would have seen evidence that the rabble were having more fun than he was: shelves full of sheep-gut condoms, pornographic almanacs, and various pills and potions to cure venereal disease.”
“He was considering a very ambitious book proposal of mine and also looking at almanacs for children.”
“Astronomy, calendars, and almanacs all rely on what happened in the past to predict the future.”
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