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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mainote (2 syl.).
 
A pirate that infests the coast of Attica.   1
       
“Like boat
Of island-pirate or Mainote.”
       
Byron: The Giaour
 


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