manor (n.) Old form(s): Mannor , Mannors
country house, mansion, estate
AW III.ii.9[Clown to Countess] I knew a man ... hold a goodly manor for a song
H8 I.i.84[Buckingham to Abergavenny, of the gentry] many / Have broke their backs with laying manors on 'em / For this great journey [i.e. have pawned their estates in order to be properly equipped for the journey]
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