- the house of the lord of a manor.
Origin of manor house
First recorded in 1565–75
Also called mansion.
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Examples from the Web for manor house
Now it was mortgaged to the top of the manor-house aerial-mast.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
By the time we have done with it—for all practical purposes—it will be a Tudor manor-house.They and I
Jerome K. Jerome
Her palace was the manor-house, near the church, of which little now remains.
The garden of the Thetinga State, the manor-house at Wieuwert.Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680
He remained that night at the manor-house, that he might be with them as long as possible.Roger Willoughby
William H. G. Kingston
- (esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor
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