manor

Part of speech: noun

A nobleman's landed estate.

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Usage examples "manor":

  1. I asked her if she was still satisfied with my friend " Sixtimes," and she told me that though the count did not always reside on his manor, she was for all that delighted with him; and said she, " I am too good a monarch to ask too much of my vassals." - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. John Tame, having purchased the manor of Fairford in 1498, immediately set about building the church. - "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
  3. Sir, my name is Sir Launcelot du Lake, that ought to help you of right for King Arthur's sake, and in especial for my lord Sir Gawaine's sake, your own dear brother; and when that ye come within yonder manor, I am sure ye shall find there many knights of the Round Table, for I have seen many of their shields that I know on yonder tree. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.