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 for Demain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Demain \De*main"\, n. [See Demesne.]
     1. Rule; management. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. (Law) See Demesne.
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From 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.
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     Ancient demesne. (Eng. Law) See under Ancient.
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