the main house of an estate; the principal house
We approached the great house of the plantation.
But Downton, both the great house and the show itself, survive as they always have: with grace and dignity intact, one hopes.
great house by Nicole Krauss Nicole Krauss is the author of Man Walks Into a Room and The History of Love.
Her new novel, great house , was published in October, 2010.
The great house seemed to be listening, hushed, to the sober ticking of the clock on the landing.
If the great house was like a tomb, my mother was like a flower in it.
As the great house settled into its nightly silence, Derrick's train was speeding on its way.
There is so much going on at the great house that she is quite distanced.
What kind of a great house was this, that all the parish should start and 84 stare to be asked the way to it?
The provisioning of the great house was the work of the Lardner, Fr.
At nine o'clock all the slaves gathered at the great house and marster and missus came out on the porch and stood side by side.