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  1. mainpernor(Noun)

    A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day.

  2. Origin: From (hand) + pernor, for preneor, a taker, preneur, prendre (to take)

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  1. Mainpernor(noun)

    a surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day

  2. Origin: [OF. main hand + pernor, for preneor, a taker, F. preneur, fr. prendre to take.]

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