manor house


Definition of manor house

: the house of the lord of a manor

Examples of manor house in a Sentence

entertained everyone at their manor house after the wedding ceremony
Recent Examples on the Web Later, the castle was captured by Lord Rhys of Wales and after changing hands many times, it was eventually rebuilt as a Tudor manor house in the 16th century. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 11 May 2022 The manor house is located at the top of a hill with sweeping views of the forested farmland. Mary Carole Mccauley, Baltimore Sun, 21 Apr. 2022 This manor house and stone citadel look out on panoramic views of the bucolic valley of Savoie in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of southeastern France. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 The family in question had, incredibly kindly, brought me along to a manor house in the countryside. Beth Ashley,, 7 Apr. 2022 In the Season 2 premiere, Geralt and Ciri make their way to the manor house of Nevellin (Kristofer Hivju) who has been cursed by a priestess and now is half-man, half-boar. Erik Kain, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 The Colonial Revival manor house was designed by New York architect Penrose V. Stout for industrialist and fox hunting enthusiast Robert Earl McConnell and built about 1931. Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2021 On the morning of October 14, 1888, Louis Le Prince set up a heavy wooden box in the garden of his father-in-law’s small manor house on the outskirts of Leeds. Nat Segnit, Harper’s Magazine , 16 Mar. 2022 In one particularly terrifying chapter the pair discover a cellar full of people kept as food in a remote manor house. Leah Greenblatt,, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of manor house

1575, in the meaning defined above

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31 May 2022

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“Manor house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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