from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Act or fact: used of the commission of theft.
- noun That which is stolen; evidence of guilt found on an offender, as stolen goods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (O. Eng. Law) A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.
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- noun law, UK, obsolete A stolen article found on the person of the
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Anglo-Norman meinoure, Old French manuevre. See maneuver and French main hand.
• Contiguous to Mr* Allworthy's eftate, was the mainor of one of thofe gentlemen, who are called