manor, manor house(noun)
the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
A landed estate.
The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.
A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.
Any home area or territory in which authority is exercised, often in a police or criminal context.
Origin: From manoir.
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
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
Origin: [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.]
Manor AG is a Swiss department store chain with its headquarter in Basel. With an estimated market share of 60%, Manor is Switzerland’s biggest department-store chain. The Manor Group extends to the 65 Manor stores employing some 11,300 personnel, the Athleticum sports goods chain and Switzerland’s FLY furniture shops. The Group, which is owned by Geneva-based Maus Frères Holding, generated total sales of CHF 3.19 billion in 2011. Manor is positioned in the medium price segment.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
man′or, n. the land belonging to a nobleman, or so much as he formerly kept for his own use: the district over which the court of the lord of the manor had authority: a tract of land in America for which a fee-farm rent was paid.—ns. Man′or-house, -seat, the house or seat belonging to a manor.—adj. Manō′rial, pertaining to a manor. [O. Fr. manoir—L. manēre, mansum, to stay.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'manor' in Nouns Frequency: #2351
The numerical value of manor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of manor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Manor are not really an option, after five years at Williams and Lotus...with all due respect to Manor, it makes no sense for Pastor.
Bob will act as a technical consultant, applying his considerable industry experience supporting and advising Manor’s senior management as they rebuild the team and formulate an ambitious long term plan.
We are trying to keep my hat in the ring in Formula One and keep the relationships alive, the relationship I have with Manor is very strong but... it's no secret I have to look at other disciplines and see what other opportunities exist out there.
We should have never ever, ever allowed Manor to do what they’ve done. It’s our fault. I predicted this would happen, they had no intention of racing in Australia. Zero. They couldn’t have raced if someone had gone there with a machine gun and put it to their head.
No man is an Island, entire of itself every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls It tolls for thee.
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