noun \ˈman(t)s\

: the house of a minister

: a large and impressive house

Full Definition of MANSE

archaic :  the dwelling of a householder
:  the residence of a minister; especially :  the house of a Presbyterian minister
:  a large imposing residence

Examples of MANSE

  1. <the ivy-covered manse is one of the town's oldest and most prominent landmarks>

Origin of MANSE

Middle English manss, from Medieval Latin mansa, mansus, mansum, from Latin mansus lodging, from manēre
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MANSE


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