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  • n. Plural form of almanac.


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  • "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.

    2007 February 01 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • 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.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • 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.

    Cheap Postage

  • RefSeek's directory includes hundreds of carefully selected reference sites in categories such as almanacs, bookmarking, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • 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.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • 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.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • He was considering a very ambitious book proposal of mine and also looking at almanacs for children.

    Monica Edinger: Anita Silvey's Book-A-Day Almanac

  • Astronomy, calendars, and almanacs all rely on what happened in the past to predict the future.

    Yehuda Berg: Kabbalah: A Sacred Science of the Future


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