Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The record of a single event or item. In deathless annal. --Young.
  • n. See annals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See annals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A register or record of the events of a year: chiefly used in the plural. See annals.
  • n. Same as annual, n., 1.

Etymologies

See annals (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And with my impeccable timing we arrived a week BEFORE his annal sale - but Bob made us to home nonetheless.

    feeling low down

  • I suppose if I just went through the game quickly I'd finish more of them, but I have this mentality with RPGs that I must explore every annal and do everything and take on all the sidequests and get the proper girlfriend and all of those such things, and it's either that I get overwhelmed, or am loath to actually finish something after putting all that work in.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • That movie is in aramean, all part of it are based on very old original relique of scriptures, also the part where the wife of the governor order a jewish woman to weep off the blood of Christ with precious drapery for her, it is part of the annal an darchive about what we have of historical documents for what happened.

    Robert De Niro Joining Mel Gibson in Edge of Darkness « FirstShowing.net

  • I know Scotia is annal about recording those numbers when you buy physical silver so why don't banks give you the serial numbers associated to certificates, or at least a list of all the bars they hold backing the certificates

    Silver Certificates and failure to redeem.

  • You get a bit more than a paragraph in Bede and a line in an annal.

    Nefertiti, by Michelle Moran. Book review

  • COOPER: With the legal annal, joining me -- legal angle, I should say -- joining me now is Court TV anchor Lisa Bloom.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2007

  • Reflected in the strength of spirit of the Soviet people, in its high revolutionary consciousness and culture, in its profound internationalism are its own history and the annal which it wrote during these years.

    RECEPTION IN THE CUBAN EMBASSY

  • From the annal for the year 757, misdated 755 in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which was a series of annals copied and circulated probably soon after 890.

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • The sign † indicates a premature death, in battle or otherwise, though an annal of the event is not always included.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • They were seated near the grave of the heroine of a 'short and simple annal of the poor' -- the _Dairyman's Daughter_, whose story, as told by the Rev. Legh

    Queen Victoria Story of Her Life and Reign, 1819-1901

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