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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