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manor house

the house of the lord of a manor.
Also called mansion.
Origin of manor house
First recorded in 1565-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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

(esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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