Definition of Manor. Meaning of Manor. Synonyms of Manor

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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 is the basic unit of manorialism, which became the dominant economic system during parts of the European Middle Ages. It defined the relationship...
- 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 the hamlet of Childwickbury, Hertfordshire, England, between St Albans and Harpenden. The Lomax family bought the...
- Meerkat Manor is a British television programme produced by Oxford Scientific Films for Animal Planet International that premiered in September 2005 and...
- Adare Manor is a manor house located on the banks of the River Maigue in the village of Adare, County Limerick, Ireland, the former seat of the Earl of...
- Cortlandt Manor is a hamlet located in the Town of Cortlandt in northern Westchester County, New York. Cortlandt Manor is situated directly east, north...
- Joyce Manor is an American rock band from Torrance, California, formed in 2008. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Barry Johnson, guitarist...
- Lord of the manor is a title given to a person holding the lordship of a manor in the Anglo-Saxon system of manorialism which emanated from feudalism in...
- Barnwell Manor is a Grade II listed country estate near the village of Barnwell, about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Oundle, in Northamptonshire, England...
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