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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from a compounding of ant(against) +‎ lamen(tool). Cognate with Old English andlōma(tool). Akin to Old English lōma and Old High German lōmi, luomi.

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NounEdit

allame m

  1. tool
    • Rek. v. Zeel. 1, 484[1]
      Van waghenen, van ploeghen ende van anders antlamen te maken
      To make tools from carts, ploughs en other things
  2. house gear
  3. army supplies

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Middelnederlandsch woordenboek van Eelco Verwijs, Jacob Verdam 1885 M. Nijhoff