mainour

[ mey-ner ]
/ ˈmeɪ nər /

noun Old English Law.

a stolen article found on the person of or near the thief: to be taken with the mainour.

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Origin of mainour

1225–75; Middle English < Anglo-French mainoure (Old French manoeuvre hand labor); see maneuver, inure
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