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lady of the manor


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a lady having jurisdiction of a manor; also, the wife of a manor lord.


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  • Lottie blew a wayward feather out of her eyes, surveying him coolly and looking every inch the lady of the manor in her tulle-and-cobweb draped hat and her fingerless lace mittens.

    One Night Of Scandal

  • The children came to him and held out their small hands, the ladies divided their attention between him and the beloved “hero of the Valley,” Jackson; and the lady of the manor could only express her sense of the great honor of receiving such company, by declaring, with a smile, that the dinner resembled the famous breakfast at Tillietudlem in Scott's “Old Mortality.”

    A Life of Gen Robert E Lee


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