Dictionary.com

mainour

[ mey-ner ]
/ ˈmeɪ nər /
Save This Word!

noun Old English Law.

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also manner.

Origin of mainour

1225–75; Middle English <Anglo-French mainoure (Old French manoeuvre hand labor); see maneuver, inure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for mainour

FEEDBACK