Mainpernable
Mainpernable Main"per*na*ble, a. [OF. main hand + pernable, for prenable, that may be taken, pregnable. See {Mainpernor}.] (Law) Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mainpernable — adjective Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised …   Wiktionary

  • mainpernable — main·per·na·ble …   English syllables

  • mainpernable — /meynparnabal/ Capable of being bailed; bailable; admissible to bail on giving surety by mainpernors …   Black's law dictionary

  • mainpernable — /meynparnabal/ Capable of being bailed; bailable; admissible to bail on giving surety by mainpernors …   Black's law dictionary

  • mainpernable — Bailable; that is, admitting of bail, as, a bailable offense; entitled to bail, as, a bailable prisoner …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mainpernable — ˈmānpə(r)nəbəl adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French meinpernable, from mainprendre + able : capable of being mainprised …   Useful english dictionary

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