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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Demain \De*main"\, n. [See Demesne.] 1. Rule; management. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) See Demesne. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Demesne \De*mesne"\, n. [OE. demeine, demain, rule, demesne, OF. demeine, demaine, demeigne, domaine, power, F. domaine domain, fr. L. dominium property, right of ownership, fr. dominus master, proprietor, owner. See Dame, and cf. Demain, Domain, Danger, Dungeon.] (Law) A lord's chief manor place, with that part of the lands belonging thereto which has not been granted out in tenancy; a house, and the land adjoining, kept for the proprietor's own use. [Written also demain.] --Wharton's Law Dict. Burrill. [1913 Webster] Ancient demesne. (Eng. Law) See under Ancient. [1913 Webster]




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