What does the word manorial mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a manor.

Usage examples for manorial

  1. This manorial system was perpetuated under English forms when the territory was conquered by the English and transformed into the colony of New York, where it had a chequered existence, and was eventually abolished as inconsistent with the free conditions of American settlement. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  2. He descended from the carriage, and walked into the grand manorial hall, vast enough to have lodged a hundred men, his wife on his arm, his head very high, his face very pale. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  3. But all this little talk I only tell to show how good and soft Mrs. Hockin was; and her husband, in spite of all his self- opinion, and resolute talk about money and manorial dues, in his way, perhaps, was even less to be trusted to get his cash out of any poor and honest man. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
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