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Definition of Manor

Manor
Manor Man"or, n. [OE. maner, OF. maneir habitation, village, F. manoir manor, prop. the OF. inf. maneir to stay, remain, dwell, L. manere, and so called because it was the permanent residence of the lord and of his tenants. See Mansion, and cf. Remain.] 1. (Eng. Law) The land belonging to a lord or nobleman, or so much land as a lord or great personage kept in his own hands, for the use and subsistence of his family. My manors, rents, revenues, l forego. --Shak. Note: In these days, a manor rather signifies the jurisdiction and royalty incorporeal, than the land or site, for a man may have a manor in gross, as the law terms it, that is, the right and interest of a court-baron, with the perquisites thereto belonging. 2. (American Law) A tract of land occupied by tenants who pay a free-farm rent to the proprietor, sometimes in kind, and sometimes by performing certain stipulated services. --Burrill. Manor house, or Manor seat, the house belonging to a manor.

Meaning of Manor from wikipedia

- A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court. The proper...
- The Manor may refer to: in Australia The Manor, Mosman, a large 1911 house in the Sydney suburb of Mosman in England The Manor (Cambridgeshire), a house...
- A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor. The house formed the administrative centre of a manor in the European feudal...
- Childwickbury Manor is a manor house in Hertfordshire, England, between St Albans and Harpenden. The Lomax family bought the house in 1666 and lived there...
- Harlaxton Manor, built in 1837, is a manor house located in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England. Its architecture, which combines elements of Jacobean and...
- Bucklebury Manor is a Grade II listed manor house in the civil parish of Bucklebury in the English county of Berkshire. Since 2012, it has been the home...
- Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the Aylesbury Vale, 6.6 miles (10.6 km)...
- To the Manor Born is a BBC television sitcom that first aired on BBC1 from 1979 to 1981. A special edition appeared in 2007. Starring Penelope Keith and...
- Philipsburg Manor (sometimes referred to as Philipse Manor) was an English manor located north of New York City in Westchester County in the Province of...
- Wayne Manor is a fictional American mansion appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. It is the personal residence of Bruce Wayne, who...
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