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
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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.
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
As to strong beer, there's enough of it in the cellars already, to drown the Manor House.
He was indeed a scion of one of the very oldest families in the kingdom, though his branch was a cadet one which had separated from the northern Musgraves some time in the sixteenth century, and had established itself in western Sussex, where the Manor House of Hurlstone is perhaps the oldest inhabited building in the county.
Now a popular hotel, Manor House is up for sale for offers above PS795,000, and the property agents Christie + Co said it's a rare chance for someone to take on the business, in an area where the tourist trade is solid all year round.