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 This elegant diatribe of a movie, based on a text by Russian theologian and poet Vladimir Solovyov, occurs within an intellectual bubble: an opulent and fully staffed manor house in the middle of a snowy Transylvanian landscape. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, "Review: Romanian director Cristi Puiu’s ‘Malmkrog’ is a dense treatise in fancy dress," 8 Apr. 2021 Its antebellum clubhouse, built in 1854 as the manor house for a plantation. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, "Paul Daugherty: The Masters experience – with its pedigree, traditions - surpasses all expectation," 6 Apr. 2021 Comfortably settled in the placid landscape is a beautiful old brick-and-timber manor house typical of the region. Sigrid Macrae, Harper's Magazine, "Two Germanys," 16 Mar. 2021 That decision centered around an 18th century manor house in the English countryside. Eoin O'carroll, The Christian Science Monitor, "Is the future real? The philosopher’s guide to time travel.," 15 Mar. 2021 It’s best known for its storybook stone cabin and the historic manor house that’s become a popular wedding venue (bookings are open for small ceremonies this spring). oregonlive, "Leach Botanical Garden unveils $12.6 million renovation, a gift of green space for SE Portland," 15 Mar. 2021 Nell, 19, is the kitchen maid in a manor house who is desperate for love, recognition, and freedom. Seija Rankin,, "What's in a Page: Jennifer Ryan on the very necessary snacks of The Kitchen Front," 23 Feb. 2021 Firle Place—an English manor house that doubles as a museum—acted as the Woodhouse residence in this film, which made for the perfect backdrop for Mr. Woodhouse’s design preferences. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, "The Most Iconic Pieces of Decor in Film and TV History," 10 Feb. 2021 An entry foyer has a sweeping mahogany staircase and an elaborate marble floor inspired by a manor house belonging to English aristocrats in Derbyshire, England. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Tottenham Hotspur Owner Joe Lewis Lists Florida Home for $14.95 Million," 14 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of manor house

1575, in the meaning defined above

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13 Apr 2021

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“Manor house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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