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mainour

[mey-ner] /ˈmeɪ nər/
noun, Old English Law.
1.
a stolen article found on the person of or near the thief:
to be taken with the mainour.
Also, manner.
Origin of mainour
1225-1275
1225-75; Middle English < Anglo-French mainoure (Old French manoeuvre hand labor); see maneuver, inure
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