Manorial
Manorial Ma*no"ri*al, a. Of or pertaining to a manor. `` Manorial claims.'' --Paley. [1913 Webster]

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  • manorial — (adj.) 1785, from MANOR (Cf. manor) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • manorial — ma|no|ri|al [məˈno:riəl] adj [only before noun] relating to a manor ▪ a study based on manorial records …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • manorial — manor ► NOUN 1) a large country house with lands. 2) chiefly historical a unit of land consisting of a lord s demesne and lands rented to tenants. DERIVATIVES manorial adjective. ORIGIN Old French maner dwelling , from Latin manere remain …   English terms dictionary

  • manorial — adjective of or relating to or based on the manor manorial accounts • Pertains to noun: ↑manor • Derivationally related forms: ↑manor …   Useful english dictionary

  • manorial — adjective see manor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manorial — See manor. * * * …   Universalium

  • manorial — adjective Of or pertaining to a manor or to manorialism …   Wiktionary

  • manorial — ma·no·ri·al || mÉ™ nɔːrɪəl adj. of or pertaining to a manor or manors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manorial — ma·no·ri·al …   English syllables

  • manorial customs —    In folklore writing, the term manorial custom is used to refer to customs which originated, or are thought to have originated, in the practices of the medieval manor or manor courts. The origins of the system of manors in England are unclear,… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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