Origin of manse
Examples from the Web for manse
The book opens in the stagnant, wet spring of 1950 at Hart House, a lonesome English manse a mile away from the nearest road.3 Secret Novels: Coral Glynn, The Thief, and Bloodland|Claiborne Smith, Hugh Ryan, Jane Ciabattari|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mubarak owns a six-floor Georgian manse in the Knightsbridge section of London.
The minister of a parish in Dumfriesshire had a man who had long and faithfully served at the manse.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
Mary employed herself while the others were at school in cleaning up the manse.Rainbow Valley|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Phebe, on her way south along with her brother, spent a whole day at the Manse.
Two days after this night scene there was a gathering such as was of weekly occurrence in the Manse of Loch Houran parish.The Wizard's Son, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
I spelled out the word “Manse” and again “Manse” and later on “try all Manses near.”The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for manse
Word Origin for manse
Word Origin and History for manse
late 15c., "mansion house," from Medieval Latin mansus "dwelling house; amount of land sufficient for a family," noun use of masculine past participle of Latin manere "to remain" (see mansion).