What does the word almanac mean?

Usage examples for almanac

  1. Miss Aldclyffe opened the diary at the page containing the almanac, and counted sixteen weeks, which brought her to the thirty- first of December- a Sunday. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  2. Cerizet, she said one morning, you stand about on the threshold, and wait for M. Sechard in the passage, to pry into his private affairs; when he comes out into the yard to melt down the rollers, you are there looking at him, instead of getting on with the almanac. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  3. The Almanac said April; but the day said June;- and day after day for six weeks uninterrupted sunshine. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson