Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: manoir, from manoir 'to stay, live', from Latin manere

manor

noun
     
Related topics: Household, Police, Building
man‧or [countable]
1 also manor houseTBDH a big old house with a large area of land around it
2 the land that belonged to an important man, under the feudal system
3 British English informalSCP the area that a group of police officers are responsible for [= patch, turf]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary