manorialism

[ muh-nawr-ee-uh-liz-uh m, -nohr- ]
/ məˈnɔr i əˌlɪz əm, -ˈnoʊr- /
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noun

the manorial organization, or its principles and practices in the Middle Ages.

Nearby words

  1. manon lescaut,
  2. manor,
  3. manor house,
  4. manorial,
  5. manorial system,
  6. manorialize,
  7. manoscopy,
  8. manpanzee,
  9. manpower,
  10. manpower planning

Origin of manorialism

First recorded in 1895–1900; manorial + -ism

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