Definitions

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  • n. A type of manor or country house.

Etymologies

Borrowed from French manoir (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "If the manoir is a delicate waltz then [the brasserie] is a cancan," says Blanc.

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  • But after taking us to dinner in a local bistro, Monsieur Lenotre insisted that our team stay for the evening at his Loire Valley "manoir" and eat his famous "Kugelhopf Lenotre" before beating a path back to Paris.

    Flora Lazar: Gaston Lenotre, "God of Desserts," Dies at 88

  • It has more of the character of a "maison forte" than of a "manoir," as was termed the habitation of a knight, and of those who holding a fief, yet did not possess the seignorial right to a castle with towers and donjon.

    Brittany & Its Byways

  • Du coup je suis tranquille pour me balader dans le manoir un bout de temps et ce tres sereinement!!

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  • ** Ben j'ai bien chercher partout partout, fait renifler Hewie un peu partout dans le manoir!

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  • En plus il y a un moment ou en soulevant una trape de son appart rei de retrouve dans un passage secret lugubre qui fait penser au mur du manoir ... enfin c etrange ...

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  • Enfin j'ai pas trop capté pk rechercher Mio dans le manoir ...

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  • Pk il va la rechercher dans le manoir puisque l'aventure du deux ne se passait mais alors pas du tout dans l'manoir mais dans un village qui n'avait rien a voir??

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  • He'd be off to buy one of those million-pound _faux-manoir _estates that we, or at least our wives, all drooled over.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • It is rather a manoir than a château; they call it ‘La Terrasse,’ because its front rises from a broad turfed walk, whence steps lead down a grassy slope to the avenue.

    Villette

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