mainour

noun
main·​our | \ ˈmānə(r)\
variants: or manner \ ˈmanə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of mainour

old English law
: something stolen found on the thief's person or in his immediate possession
with the mainour or in the mainour
: in the act : flagrante delicto, red-handed
adverb (or adjective)

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History and Etymology for mainour

Middle English manor, from Anglo-French mainoure, meinoure, from Old French manuevre, manœuvre manual labor

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