Mainprised vs Mainpernable - What's the difference?

mainprised | mainpernable |


As a verb mainprised

is (mainprise).

As an adjective mainpernable is

(legal) capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised.

mainprised

English

Verb

(head)
  • (mainprise)

  • mainprise

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal, historical) A writ directed to the sheriff, commanding him to take sureties, called mainpernors, for the prisoner's appearance, and to let him go at large.
  • (legal, historical) Deliverance of a prisoner on security for his appearance at a day.
  • Verb

    (mainpris)
  • (legal) To allow (a prisoner) to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance on a given day.
  • See also

    * hostageship (Webster 1913)

    mainpernable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (legal) Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised.