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manse

(in certain religious denominations) the house provided for a minister

Manse

 

the complex of living quarters, farm buildings, and landed property that constituted a peasant economy in medieval Western Europe.

In the early Middle Ages, a freeholding member of the commune (alod-holder) frequently possessed a manse. With the rise of the feudal patrimonial estate, the manse became part of the latter as the holding of the family of a dependent peasant; at the same time it was a unit of intra-estate taxation.

manse

The dwelling of a clergyman.
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Dating from the mid 18th century and built of local Cotswold stone, The Old Manse was originally a substantial farmhouse before being purchased by the Baptists in the 1830s.
Since 2008, when Kirklees College was formed by the amalgamation of Huddersfield Technical College and Dewsbury College, The Manse has been used as a hub for adult education and currently hosts 12 classes.
After Monday s rest day, Tuesday s stage spoils are likely to go to the rider who attacks on the Col de Manse and holds on during the tricky descent to La Rochette.
You may recall the governor warmly backed longtime Republican Councilor Peter Spaulding in '06, going so far as to put up a Spaulding line sign in front of his Hopkinton manse.
En una primera instancia, el consultante traduce directamente manse como "cuento".
Posk's remark after learning about a succession of women who resided at one time or another at the Old Manse in Concord during the political, intellectual and social upheavals of the 18th and 19th centuries.
A visitor to the Manse will thrill to the words being written at that moment still visible upstairs" (67-68), historian, biographer, and novelist Philip McFarland writes in Hawthorne in Concord, referring to a moment and a scene in 1843 when Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne stood before the second-floor windows of their first home and scratched inscriptions to each other with Sophia's wedding diamond on window panes of the back-bedroom-turned-study for the then aspiring writer.
Long-haired Irwin arrives at the Brentwood manse with his flower-child girlfriend (Daryl Hannah) in tow.
Ever since she lived in the neighborhood as a child, Renie's been obsessed with the family that lived in the rundown (and apparently deserted) manse on nearby Moonfleet Street.
The new bishop, Barry Clarke, and his wife have decided that the manse does not suit their needs," said the Montreal Gazette, which reported on the listing of the 6,000 square-foot, two-storey property.