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main English (Verb Adjective Adverb) (transitive) To mainly play a specific character, or side, when playing a game. (dialectal) Big; angry.. (nautical) Belonging to or connected with the principal mast in a vessel.. (obsolete) [...](transitive) To mainly play a specific character, or side, when playing a game. (dialectal) Big; angry.. (nautical) Belonging to or connected with the principal mast in a vessel.. (obsolete) [...]
main English (Noun) (informal) The main course, or principal dish of a meal.. (nautical) The mainsail. [from 17th c.]. (now, archaic, US, _, dialectal) The mainland. [from 16th c.]. (now, poetic) The high seas. [...](informal) The main course, or principal dish of a meal.. (nautical) The mainsail. [from 17th c.]. (now, archaic, US, _, dialectal) The mainland. [from 16th c.]. (now, poetic) The high seas. [...]
main English (Noun) A hand or match in a game of dice.. A main-hamper, or fruit basket.. A match at cockfighting.. A stake played for at dice.. The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given [...]A hand or match in a game of dice.. A main-hamper, or fruit basket.. A match at cockfighting.. A stake played for at dice.. The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given [...]

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