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Part of speech: Adjective

Chief; principal; sheer; as, by main strength; nautically, connected with the mainmast.

Part of speech: Noun

The ocean; strength; now used only in the expression with might and main; the essential point; a principal conduit or pipe; as, a water main; in the main; for the most part.

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