Definitions for mainpernor
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A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day.
Origin: From (hand) + pernor, for preneor, a taker, preneur, prendre (to take)
a surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day
Origin: [OF. main hand + pernor, for preneor, a taker, F. preneur, fr. prendre to take.]
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