from The Century Dictionary.
- In law, capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; proper to be mainprised; bailable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Law) Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective law Capable of being admitted to give surety by
mainpernors; able to be mainprised.
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D. 1275, intituled '] "Which pri - 3 Ed. i.e. 15. foners be mainpernable, and which not.
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