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to the manor born

Definition of to the manor born

  1. :  born into a wealthy family that has a high social status



Word by Word Definitions

manorplay
  1. :  the house or hall of an estate :  mansion

    :  a landed estate

    :  a unit of English rural territorial organization

bornplay
  1. :  brought forth by or as if by birth

    :  native

    :  having from birth specified qualities


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