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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
First recorded in 1565-75
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  • Hardly would the thing have made a wing of the manor house at Chaynes-Wotten.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Please tell me if that path leads to the manor house," he said.

    Ambrotox and Limping Dick Oliver Fleming
  • Your noble aunt has given me an invitation to visit the manor house.

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • The manor house will be in the charge of a steward for the present.

    Peak's Island Ford Paul
  • Just at that time, two new inmates were added to the manor house family.

    Peak's Island Ford Paul
  • 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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