Capital manse, the manor house, or lord's court.

(Man"serv`ant) n. A male servant.

(Man"sion) n. [OF. mansion, F. maison, fr. L. mansio a staying, remaining, a dwelling, habitation, fr. manere, mansum, to stay, dwell; akin to Gr. . Cf. Manse, Manor, Menagerie, Menial, Permanent.]

1. A dwelling place, — whether a part or whole of a house or other shelter. [Obs.]

In my Father's house are many mansions.
John xiv. 2.

These poets near our princes sleep,
And in one grave their mansions keep.

2. The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence: Any house of considerable size or pretension.

3. (Astrol.) A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st House, 8. Chaucer.

4. The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in its monthly revolution. [Obs.]

The eight and twenty mansions
That longen to the moon.

Mansion house, the house in which one resides; specifically, in London and some other cities, the official residence of the Lord Mayor. Blackstone.

(Man"sion), v. i. To dwell; to reside. [Obs.] Mede.

(Man"sion*a*ry) a. Resident; residentiary; as, mansionary canons.

(Man"sion*ry) n. The state of dwelling or residing; occupancy as a dwelling place. [Obs.] Shak.

Manorial to Manurable

(Ma*no"ri*al) a. Of or pertaining to a manor. " Manorial claims." Paley.

(Man"o*scope) n. [Gr. thin, rare + -scope.] Same as Manometer.

(Ma*nos"co*py) n. The science of the determination of the density of vapors and gases.

(Ma*no"ver*y) n. [See Maneuver.] (Eng. Law) A contrivance or maneuvering to catch game illegally.

(Man"quell`er) n. A killer of men; a manslayer. [Obs.] Carew.

(Man"red Man"rent`) n. Homage or service rendered to a superior, as to a lord; vassalage. [Obs. or Scots Law] Jamieson.

(Man"rope`) n. (Naut.) One of the side ropes to the gangway of a ship. Totten.

Mansard roof
(Man"sard roof") [So called from its inventor, François Mansard, or Mansart, a distinguished French architect, who died in 1666.] (Arch.) A hipped curb roof; that is, a roof having on all sides two slopes, the lower one being steeper than the upper one.

(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.

2. The parsonage; a clergyman's house. [Scot.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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