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the house of the lord of a manor.
(esp formerly) the house of the lord of a manor


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  • Manorial

    [man-er] /ˈmæn ər/ noun 1. (in England) a landed estate or territorial unit, originally of the nature of a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord’s demesne and of lands within which he has the right to exercise certain privileges, exact certain fees, etc. 2. any similar territorial unit in medieval Europe, as a feudal estate. […]

  • Manorialism

    [muh-nawr-ee-uh-liz-uh m, -nohr-] /məˈnɔr i əˌlɪz əm, -ˈnoʊr-/ noun 1. the manorial organization, or its principles and practices in the Middle Ages. noun in medieval times, the organization of rural economy and society by three classes of manors: demesne, serf or villein holdings, and free peasant land

  • Manorialize

    [muh-nawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -nohr-] /məˈnɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈnoʊr-/ verb (used with object), manorialized, manorializing. 1. to bring under manorialism.

  • Manorial-system

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