- a large country house with lands；(in England and Wales) a unit of land, originally a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants
noun: manor, plural noun: manors
- 1. a large country house with lands:
a Tudor manor house in the English countryside
- 2. (in England and Wales) a unit of land, originally a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants:
the right to mine ores within the manor of Little Langdale
- 3. (in North America) an estate or district leased to tenants, especially one granted by royal charter in a British colony or by the Dutch governors of what is now New York State.
- 4. the district covered by a police station:
they were the undisputed rulers of their manor
- 5. one's own neighbourhood or area of operation.
- n.a large country house with lands; the principal house of a landed estate.
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算是插入語或是介詞片語? Both! It is a prepositional phrase and uses as an adjective to supplementally describe "Mr. Jones".
1. She grudges such a stupid fellow his manor house 這句不可以改成She grudges such a stupid "fellow's"...
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