Mainprised
Mainprise Main"prise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mainprised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mainprising}.] (Law) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; -- said of a prisoner. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • Mainprise — Main prise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mainprised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mainprising}.] (Law) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; said of a prisoner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mainprising — Mainprise Main prise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mainprised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mainprising}.] (Law) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; said of a prisoner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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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