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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Almany, Almanie, n. Also: Almanȝe, Almonie. [e.m.E. Almany (1562), var. of Almaine n.1] attrib. Of Germany, German. 1564 Reg. Privy C. I. 308.
Ane pair of almany stokkis of blak sating
1574 Aberd. B. Rec. II. 21.
The haill communitie … conducit Johnne Cowpar to pas euerie day … throw all the rewis of the toune playand upon the almany quhissil
1575 Edinb. Test. III. 363 b.
Five almonie piktuithis, price of the pece vj d
1585 Ib. XV. 26 b.
Ane steik of almanie bumbassie
1586 Ib. 143.
Thrie ellis of almanȝe bumbasie

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