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
In this, as in other things, Lance was blessed: he had veins like water mains.Lance Armstrong’s Teammate Tells All: ‘The Secret Race’ By Tyler Hamilton|The Daily Beast|September 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.
Their special Danish beer is brewed on site, and the menu varies from mozzarella caprese starters to Cajun magic mains.
Il prenoit des symptomes si mortels, que souvent nous n'attendions sinon qu'il nous demeurast entre les mains.
De l peu d'heures il mourut entre mes mains fort chrestiennement.
Mains were laid down the middle of the streets and from these the water was piped into the houses.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Gas mains are run through the streets the same as water mains are run.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
Leurs sacrilèges mains out mêlé sur l'autel A des noms infernaux le nom de l'Éternel.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster