manor house


noun

the house of the lord of a manor.

Nearby words

  1. manometer,
  2. manometric,
  3. manon,
  4. manon lescaut,
  5. manor,
  6. manorial,
  7. manorial system,
  8. manorialism,
  9. manorialize,
  10. manoscopy

Origin of manor house

First recorded in 1565–75

Also called mansion.

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manor house

noun

(esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor
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