What does the word manse mean?

Usage examples for manse

  1. As soon, however, as he was really out of sight, he actually did take to his heels and run in the direction of the manse, disconcerted and demoralized. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  2. " I wish the Manse boat had come along after all;" and Yaspard scanned the sea, hoping some boat might be in sight; but there was nothing moving on the water save the wild birds and his own skiff. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby