- manon lescaut,
- manor house,
- manorial system,
Origin of manor
Examples from the Web for manor
The office is standard Universal issue, sort of a pseudo English manor house.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another island tale purports that there was once a banquet arranged at the manor for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Refined, elegant, and to the manor born, Betty is everything that Don is not.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’|Amy Zimmerman|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the others are there too: the villagers on the estate, the gamekeepers, and the servants who work in the manor house.The Final Shoot: How an English Country Novel Set in 1913 Explains 2013|Ilana Bet-El|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Although free to leave the manor at 21, Isaac spent his entire life with the Sylvester descendants.
Did she hold a lease of the manor and manor-house of Hampton of the Knights Hospitallers?
Count Ludwig did not trouble himself further about the manor.The Nameless Castle|Maurus Jkai
Sir William came to the manor on the next day, and then peers and courtiers of all ilks flocked thither to worship the rising sun.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
The manor of Kennerleigh belonged and had belonged to the Dowrishes for centuries.An Old English Home|S. Baring-Gould
He was gravely led up to the dais, where stood the lady of the Manor, by the steward bearing his wand of office.The Golden Dog|William Kirby
Word Origin for manor
late 13c., "mansion, habitation, country residence, principal house of an estate," from Anglo-French maner, Old French manoir "abode, home, dwelling place; manor" (12c.), noun use of maneir "to dwell," from Latin manere "to stay, abide," from PIE root *men- "to remain" (see mansion). As a unit of territorial division in Britain and some American colonies (usually "land held in demesne by a lord, with tenants") it is attested from 1530s.