manse
noun Etymology: Middle English manss, from Medieval Latin mansa, mansus, mansum, from Latin mansus lodging, from manēre Date: 15th century 1. archaic the dwelling of a householder 2. the residence of a minister; especially the house of a Presbyterian minister 3. a large imposing residence

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  • manse — manse …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • MANSE — L’institution du manse, qui connut son plein essor à l’époque carolingienne, était destinée à assurer la mise en valeur d’un domaine dans un monde qui ignorait presque totalement le salariat et dans lequel l’esclavage de type antique était en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Manse — Manse, n. [LL. mansa, mansus, mansum, a farm, fr. L. manere, mansum, to stay, dwell. See {Mansion}, {Manor}.] 1. A dwelling house, generally with land attached. [1913 Webster] 2. The parsonage; a clergyman s house. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Capital …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manse — 1. (man s ) s. f. Voy. mense. manse 2. (man s ) s. m. Terme de féodalité. Mesure de terre jugée nécessaire pour faire vivre un homme et sa famille. Il y avait des manses appartenant à des hommes libres et des manses serviles. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Bas… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • manse — [mæns] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: mansus, from Latin, past participle of manere; MANOR] the house of a Christian minister, especially in Scotland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • manse — [ mæns ] noun count a house provided a Christian MINISTER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Manse — On me signale le nom comme étant porté aux Pays Bas. En France, on le rencontre surtout en Béarn (65) et en Languedoc (30, 34). Il devrait s agir d une forme savante du mot mas (= domaine rural, latin mansus). Pour le Béarn, on pensera aussi à un …   Noms de famille

  • manse — late 15c., mansion house, from M.L. mansus dwelling house; amount of land sufficient for a family, noun use of masc. pp. of L. manere to remain (see MANSION (Cf. mansion)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • manse — ► NOUN ▪ a house provided for the minister in the Presbyterian and some other churches. ORIGIN Latin mansus house, dwelling …   English terms dictionary

  • manse — [mans] n. [LME manss < ML mansus (or mansum, mansa), a dwelling < pp. of L manere, to remain, dwell: see MANOR] 1. the residence of a minister, esp. a Presbyterian minister; parsonage 2. Archaic a large, imposing house; mansion …   English World dictionary

  • Manse — For other uses, see Manse (disambiguation). The Old Manse, Concord, Massachusetts. A manse ( …   Wikipedia

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