[ UK /mˈænɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈmænɝ/ ]
  1. the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
  2. the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
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How To Use manor In A Sentence

  • Dot and I took some manchets about the manor to sell for charity, although she did all the talking.
  • Where the lord of the manor had a demesne farm, the court appointed a reeve to supervise the farming activities, using labour services and collecting rents.
  • The manor is a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Sun
  • The builder of the manor house is a direct ancestor of the present owner.
  • She walked abroad daily in the Manor, and it was her custom to send me word whither she went, that Puck of Pook's Hill
  • Usually one finds on a given manor that ten or fifteen of the villagers have each a virgate of a given number of acres, several more have each a half virgate or a quarter. An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England
  • Serfs had simple diets and traveling minstrels and entertainers came to the manor.
  • The homes will also be sympathetic to existing designs in Broome Manor Lane in that they will be two storey.
  • replied the second voice, and with that, the soft whistle of a whippoorwill's call echoed around the manor.
  • Some of the rooms depicted within Claverton Manor are considerably older than the house itself.
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