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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The main residence on an estate or plantation.

Usage examples (34)
  • Despite its age, the manor was well maintained by the hired staff.
  • If Snape grows up with the Princes in a manor is he Snape?
  • To have things that are hand made in a traditional manor is a great luxury in itself.
  • What I called a manor house was really more like a village completely enclosed within a single blockish structure. for more
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  • With much "manure" (dung used as fertilizer) and a patient "manner," (a person's behavior) she created a marvelous landscape around the "manor" (the main house on a large estate).
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