a German. The French Allemand, a German, which, of
course, is the classic Alamani or Alamanni. Similarly,
Almany = Germany, French, Allemagne.
“Chonodomarius and Vestralpus, Aleman kings, ... sat them downe neere
unto Argentoratum.” Holland: Ammianus Marcellius.
“Now Fulko comes ... And dwelt in Amany.” —Harrington: Orlando
Furioso , iii. 30.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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