manor house


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manor house

n.
The house of the lord of a manor.

manor house

n
(Architecture) (esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor

man′or house`


n.
the house of the lord of a manor.
[1565–75]

manor house

A medium-sized medieval house in the country or a village, the center of a manor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manor house - the mansion of a lord or wealthy personmanor house - the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
manse, mansion house, mansion, residence, hall - a large and imposing house
Translations

manor house

nHerrenhaus nt
References in classic literature ?
Well, then," he said, "there's the Manor House, just opposite.
We picked up our things, and went over to the Manor House.
The people at the Manor House did not wait to hear us talk.
What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va.
From his eighth to his thirteenth year he attended the Manor House school, at Stoke-Newington, a suburb of London.
Ellis at the Limes, with whom it remained till seven; then it was taken to Miss Brooks at the Manor House, who, since she got it late, had the advantage of keeping it.
I asked John to go down to the turn-pike-house, where I had dismissed the chaise, and bring my trunk, which I had left there: and then, while I removed my bonnet and shawl, I questioned Mary as to whether I could be accommodated at the Manor House for the night; and finding that arrangements to that effect, though difficult, would not be impossible, I informed her I should stay.
They were on the upper floor, and from our window we could command a view of the avenue gate, and of the inhabited wing of Stoke Moran Manor House.
About nine o'clock the light among the trees was extinguished, and all was dark in the direction of the Manor House.
Douglas of Birlstone Manor House was horribly murdered last night
The Jacobean Grade I-listed Boston Manor House, in Boston Manor Park inBrentford, is a cultural asset in desperate need of preservation.
It's not clear what persuaded EuroMillions winners Dave and Angela Dawes to buy this beautiful manor house.