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countryseat

[ kuhn-tree-seet ]

noun

, British.
  1. a country mansion or estate, especially one belonging to a distinguished family and large enough to accommodate house parties, hunt meetings, etc.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of countryseat1

First recorded in 1575–85; country + seat

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Example Sentences

Chalkley Hall in Frankford is a rare instance of such blinds on all three stories of a large countryseat.

"Wister's Big House" was the first countryseat in Germantown.

His hospitality is, however, greater at his countryseat Morfontaine than at his hotel here.

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