noun Etymology: Middle English maner, from Old French manoir, from manoir to sojourn, dwell, from Latin manēre — more at mansion Date: 14th century 1. a. the house or hall of an estate ; mansion b. a landed estate 2. a. a unit of English rural territorial organization; especially such a unit in the Middle Ages consisting of an estate under a lord enjoying a variety of rights over land and tenants including the right to hold court b. a tract of land in North America occupied by tenants who pay a fixed rent in money or kind to the proprietor • manorial adjectivemanorialism noun

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