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 Set within the leafy boundaries of ’s Hampstead Heath, a spacious manor house originally built in 1807 and dubbed The Hill was rebuilt in the British Queen Anne Revival style in 1895. Mark David, Robb Report, 14 Dec. 2023 Mallorca, Spain Set in the foothills of the Tramuntana mountains and tucked amongst olive and citrus groves, La Residencia, A Belmond Hotel, consists of two manor houses adjacent to the charming village of Deià. Michelle Gross, Travel + Leisure, 8 Dec. 2023 Von Steuben spent most of his last years in a two-room log cabin here on the property and died in 1794 before a larger manor house could be completed. Dan Allen, NBC News, 17 Oct. 2023 Beyond Arthington Hall’s architectural pedigree, the manor house also has a place in showbiz history. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 6 Sep. 2023 Explore the old boathouse, post office, cod liver oil factory and manor house before grabbing a bite to eat from the traditional bakery. David Nikel, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023 What To See & Where To Go In Marylebone, London Technically, a chateau is defined as a large manor house or estate. Valentina Valentini, Condé Nast Traveler, 13 Nov. 2023 In addition to the Elizabethan-style Tudor manor house, the property, known as Elmwood Farm, comprises two caretaker homes, a carriage house with chauffeur’s quarters, a yoga studio, and a 12,000-square-foot stable. Mark David, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2023 The manor house, largely made from hamstone and brick, is divided among two floors. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 21 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manor house was in 1575

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“Manor house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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manor house

: the house of the lord of a manor

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