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 flexibility.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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