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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Mainor \Main"or\, n. [Anglo-Norm. meinoure, OF. manuevre. See
Maneuver.] (O. Eng. Law)
A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.
Note: A thief was said to be "taken with the mainor," when he
was taken with the thing stolen upon him, that is, in
his hands. --Wharton. --Bouvier.
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