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manse (n.)

"mansion house," late 15c., from Medieval Latin mansus "dwelling house; amount of land sufficient for a family," noun use of masculine past participle of Latin manere "to remain" (from PIE root *men- (3) "to remain").

updated on November 17, 2018

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Definitions of manse from WordNet

manse (n.)
a large and imposing house;
Synonyms: mansion / mansion house / hall / residence
manse (n.)
the residence of a clergyman (especially a Presbyterian clergyman);
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