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manor
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
a large house of a lord or wealthy person; or the house and the land around it
  • The manor-house is, as I have already said, very old, and only one wing is now inhabited.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (22% in)
  • They were on the upper floor, and from our window we could command a view of the avenue gate, and of the inhabited wing of Stoke Moran Manor House.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (74% in)
  • About nine o'clock the light among the trees was extinguished, and all was dark in the direction of the Manor House.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (80% in)

There are no more uses of "manor" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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