Manse meaning

măns
(archaic) A large, imposing house; mansion.
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A large stately residence.
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The residence of a minister, esp. a Presbyterian minister; parsonage.
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A cleric's house and land, especially the residence of a Presbyterian minister.
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(archaic) The dwellings belonging to a householder.
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A house inhabited by the minister of a parish.
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(archaic) A family dwelling, an owner-occupied house.
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A large house, a mansion.
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Origin of manse

  • Middle English manss a manor house from Medieval Latin mānsa a dwelling from Latin feminine past participle of manēre to dwell, remain men-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mansien, apheretic variant of amansien, from Old English āmÇ£nsumian (“to excommunicate"). More at amanse.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin mansus (“dwelling"), from manere (“to remain"), from whence also manor, mansion.

    From Wiktionary