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]

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  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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