Definition of Manor house

1. Noun. The mansion of a lord or wealthy person.

Exact synonyms: Manor
Generic synonyms: Hall, Manse, Mansion, Mansion House, Residence
Derivative terms: Manorial



Definition of Manor house

1. Noun. (U.K.) The main house on a landed estate. ¹

2. Noun. The house of the lord of the manor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manor House

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Literary usage of Manor house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"The same source of information tells us that at "Sutton" there was a "parva capella" attached to the manor-house ; and as the population in this part has ..."

2. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"MARY THE PARISH CHURCHES OK YORK—THE WALLS AND BARS—THE manor house—THE CASTLE AND ... The manor house, now transformed into a school for the blind, ..."

3. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1858)
"... of Winfield manor house. CHAPTER IV. Destruction of manor houses—Miseries of Sieges—Montrose defeated at Philiphaugh—Defeat of Digby—His Cabinet ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"CHAPTER XXX THE TRAGEDY OF THE MANOR-HOUSE AT midnight all was over, and we sat in the presence of four corpses. We covered them with such rags as we could ..."

5. Proceedings by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (Cambridge, England) (1899)
"Mr TD ATKINSON, Secretary, made the following Communication : ON THE manor house OF OVERHALL IN THE PARISH OF CAVENDISH. In September 1895 I received ..."

6. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"Farther on, Wehren, and the manor-house of Lehmen, with its old tower. ... 34 M. Neef, with an old manor-house. 33 M. Eilet (Friedrichs), ..."

7. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1872)
"... might easily imagine the little villages scattered along the valley to be all dependent upon the manor-house. The court-yard was of irregular extent. ..."

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