demayne

demayne

(dɪˈmeɪn)
n
1. (Law) another name for demesne
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for demesne
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Llangefni went down 26-22 at Laugharne, who had tries by Endaf Howells, Simon Demayne and John Owen, plus a conversion and three penalties from Alistair Chambers.
What might be an influential variation unconnected to the Coventry Herod appears in John Palsgrave's 1530 French/English glossary: "I stampe, I stare, as one that doth that taketh on in his angyr/ Ie me demayne," Lesclarcissement de la Langue Francoyse (London, 1530), fol.