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Definition of "manse" []

  • A cleric's house and land, especially the residence of a Presbyterian minister. (noun)
  • A large stately residence. (noun)
  • Archaic The dwellings belonging to a householder. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "manse" in a sentence
  • "I figure Bristol hangs at the Palin manse, watches tv (Family Guy), plays on the computer and texts her friends on her iPhone."
  • "Unfortunately this son of a manse is none too clever at holding his drink and gets completely bladdered on a few babychams, plus mind eraser and horse's neck cocktails."
  • "His cover as Godly son of the manse is blown to smithereens."