Main"or (?), n. [Anglo-Norm. meinoure, OF. manuevre. See Maneuver.] O. Eng.Law

A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.

⇒ 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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