noun (used with a singular verb)British Dialect.
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Origin of mains
Words nearby mains
Example sentences from the Web for mains
Average price per person, with starters, mains, and ample alcohol will run about 400 rand or roughly $60 per person.
Prices range from $12 to 18 for starters and $24 to 32 for mains.
Well, next day I had my revenge at dice, and threw thirteen mains.Catherine: A Story|William Makepeace Thackeray
The inhabitants of Perpignan were classed in three mains (major, middle, and minor).Guilds in the Middle Ages|George Renard
Branches are taken off these mains and extended into the buildings requiring gas.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
Passing to another point of the same subject, Professor Riedler considers the best dimensions that should be given to the mains.
The mains will be restored to their former position when the subway structure is complete.The New York Subway|Anonymous