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manor house

noun
1.
the house of the lord of a manor.
Also called mansion.
Origin of manor house
1565-1575
1565-75
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  • The day was advancing when they came in sight of the manor house.

    Roger Willoughby William H. G. Kingston
  • Hardly would the thing have made a wing of the manor house at Chaynes-Wotten.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • Formerly the manor house, surrounded by walls, was the only one which stood in the open.

  • The manor house will be in the charge of a steward for the present.

    Peak's Island Ford Paul
  • The plan of the hall is suggestive of an old English manor house.

    The House in Good Taste Elsie de Wolfe
  • He had done a round of visits after his call at the manor house.

    To Love Margaret Peterson
British Dictionary definitions for manor house

manor house

noun
1.
(esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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