manor house


Definition of manor house

: the house of the lord of a manor

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Examples of manor house in a Sentence

entertained everyone at their manor house after the wedding ceremony
Recent Examples on the Web Pick from Sasakwa, the Edwardian-style manor house; Faru-Faru, a modern, low-key lodge; Sabora Tented Camp, modeled on a 1920’s-style explorer’s camp; and Explore, a private-use tented camp with just enough luxury touches. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "What I Learned in the Trenches of a Rhino Translocation," 9 Oct. 2019 Donald Trump bought the property in 2011 and 2012 out of foreclosure for $16.2 million, renovated the manor house into a boutique hotel as well as an adjacent venue for weddings. Anchorage Daily News, "Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers - a year after its use of illegal labor was revealed," 31 Dec. 2019 An adjoining three-story manor house was built soon after, following the sale of the iron works and surrounding property to members of the Ellicott family, for whom Ellicott City is named. Mike Klingaman,, "With roots in the 18th century, this Elkridge spot could be considered Howard County’s oldest restaurant," 28 Oct. 2019 Hildreth sometimes takes a hint from old British manor houses when designing laundry spaces. Washington Post, "Six design tricks to make laundry feel like less of a chore," 25 Sep. 2019 Once the private home of a Civil War hero, the c.1854 manor house was converted to an inn in the 1920s., "Power to the pumpkin people! Six under-the-radar autumn escapes - The Boston Globe," 10 Oct. 2019 The Elkridge Furnace Inn, on the National Register of Historic Places, consists today of the 19th century Federal/Greek Revival manor house, left, and Inn overlooking the Patapsco River. Mike Klingaman,, "With roots in the 18th century, this Elkridge spot could be considered Howard County’s oldest restaurant," 28 Oct. 2019 Paul Ellis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images KETTERING, England — Having emptied their bowls of raspberries and cream, the Conservative Party members who had gathered in the garden of this Elizabethan manor house turned to face the dance floor. Benjamin Mueller, New York Times, "The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister," 6 July 2019 Viewers of the popular series are introduced to life at the estate by a man and his dog walking toward the stately manor house. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The Latest Downton Abbey Preview Shows the Set from a Dog's Perspective," 27 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of manor house

1575, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manor house was in 1575

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12 Feb 2020

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“Manor house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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