Alemaine (s.xii2/4)

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Alemaine (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,74b Alemaigne; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Almanie n.; MED:  Alemaine n.; DMLBS: ]
Alemagne,  Alemayne,  Allemaine,  Allemaynne,  Allmaigne,  Almanne;  Almaigne,  Alemaigne,  Alemaingne;  Alemeyne,  Almeygne,  Almain,  Almaine  


1toponymGermany (referring to various regions of Central Europe)
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  De tels barons qu'asez unt vasselage : Alemans sunt e si sunt d'Alemaigne  3038
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  vostre aol si fud d'Alemagne enperere  1125
( MS: s.xiii2 )  Germania: Allemaine  i 230
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ore tost al roi d’Alemaigne vos messagers mandez  268.464
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  Et plus fait a prisier le Deneuwe, car tres lonc cors a parmi Alemaingne et Hongherie  94.786
( 1321 )  la compaignie du Roialme de Almayne  Ed II xxvi 182
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  Alemanea: (T) Alemayne  ii 20
2demonymGerman, one from Germany and/or who speaks a German or Dutch language (referring to various peoples of Central Europe)
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  aussi bien les Engleis come les Almaignes  15.6
3 nametoponym (used as a surname)
( 1320 )  Thomas de Alemayne  Allman
( 1483 )  John Almayn  Allman
tuttie d’Alemaine
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