Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stolen article found on the person of the thief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Act or fact: used of the commission of theft.
  • n. That which is stolen; evidence of guilt found on an offender, as stolen goods.

Etymologies

Anglo-Norman meinoure, Old French manuevre. See maneuver and French main hand. (Wiktionary)

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