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manor house

n.
The house of the lord of a manor.
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manor house

n
(Architecture) (esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor
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man′or house`


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

A medium-sized medieval house in the country or a village, the center of a manor.
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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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Translations

manor house

nHerrenhaus nt
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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. It was a pretty little place.
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., or Hooligan's Flats or any place?
"Vozdvizhenskoe, the manor house? the count's?" he repeated; "go on to the end of this track.
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. At dusk we saw Dr.
About nine o'clock the light among the trees was extinguished, and all was dark in the direction of the Manor House. Two hours passed slowly away, and then, suddenly, just at the stroke of eleven, a single bright light shone out right in front of us.
Douglas of Birlstone Manor House was horribly murdered last night!"
Shortlisted pieces are being displayed throughout the summer at museums - including Haden Hill House in Cradley Heath, Oak House and Manor House in West Bromwich, and Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery.