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  • noun Plural form of almanack.

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Examples

  • So saying, he threw down the razor and taking up the astrolabe, went forth under the sun and stood there a long time; after which he returned and counting on his fingers said to me, “There remain still to prayer time three full hours and complete, neither more nor yet less, according to the most learned astronomicals and the wisest makers of almanacks.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The project focuses on the University's collection of representational atlases -- they resemble pamphlets or almanacks -- showing the history of canada's property divisions.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • The project focuses on the University's collection of representational atlases -- they resemble pamphlets or almanacks -- showing the history of canada's property divisions.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project

  • * I feel not in me those sordid and unchristian desires of my profession; I do not secretly implore and wish for plagues, rejoice at famines, revolve ephemerides and almanacks in expectation of malignant aspects, fatal conjunctions, and eclipses.

    Religio Medici

  • After wandering as far as Copenhagen House, without meeting anything calculated to dispel our impression that there was a mistake in the almanacks, we turned back down Maidenlane, with the intention of passing through the extensive colony lying between it and

    Sketches by Boz

  • Its life was parcelled out in almanacks and pocket – books; the coming of its moons, and stars, and tides, was known beforehand to the moment; all the workings of its seasons in their days and nights, were calculated with as much precision as Mr. Filer could work sums in men and women.

    The Chimes

  • In it the kalends were found by the Grecian almanacks.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • All plans, proposals, &c. prior to the nineteenth of April, i.e. to the commencement of hostilities, are like the almanacks of the last year; which tho 'proper then, are superceded and useless now.

    Common Sense

  • In it the kalends were found by the Grecian almanacks.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • England as "a copy of verses" is still appreciated here, and almanacks, newspapers, religious books, even programmes of plays and bull-fights, are full of such dismal compositions.

    Anahuac : or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern

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