Definition of Mainour
1. mainor [n -S] - See also: mainor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mainour
Literary usage of Mainour
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, William Wait, William Blackstone (1875)
"... ^no summary mode of procedure which formerly existed mainour. at common law, when a thief was taken " with the mainour," (z) Ante, vol. i. ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench , with by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn (1818)
"The next class of cases is, where the party is taken with the mainour. Fitzherbert, tit. Corone, pi. 144. A man was taken with doth and a horse which he had ..."
3. Calendar of Letter-books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of by City of London (England), Reginald Robinson Sharpe (1904)
"Wilts, taken at the suit of Geoffrey Adryan, " spicer," his master, with the mainour of £40 of silver in two pockets (in duobus ..."
4. Logie: A Parish History by Robert Menzies Fergusson (1905)
"6 13 4 „ 15—The same day from John Dundass of mainour the annual rent of 600 merks ... 8—Annual rent from John Dundass of mainour of 600 merks for year to ..."
5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"This gave rise to the E. expression of being taken with the mainour, afterwards corrupted to taken in the manner, in flagranti ..."
6. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench, During the Reigns of by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Bartholomew Shower, Thomas Leach (1794)
"He may be apprehended if taken in the mainour : it is but an ... for the mainour mud be at the time when the thing was done or committed ; for if the goods ..."