Manse vs Abbey - What's the difference?
As proper nouns the difference between manse and abbey
is that manse
is commonly used nickname of the city of tampere, in finland (pop 200,000) while abbey
From (etyl) mansien, apheretic variant of amansien, from (etyl) . More at (l).
To excommunicate; curse.
From (etyl) , from whence also manor, mansion.
A house inhabited by the minister of a parish.
(archaic) A family dwelling, an owner-occupied house.
A large house, a mansion.
* circa 1890 : George Otto Trevelyan, Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
*: All favourable hereditary influences, both intellectual and moral, are assured by a genealogy which derives from a Scotch Manse .
The office or dominion of an abbot or abbess.
A monastery or society of people, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy, which is headed by an abbot or abbess; also, the monastic building or buildings.
The church of a monastery.
- From 1199 to 1203 William Punchard was the abbot of the abbey of Rievaulx, which was part of the Cistercian order of monks.
(UK) A residence that was previously an abbatial building.
(capitalized) In London, the Abbey is short for Westminster Abbey, and in Scotland, the precincts of the Abbey of Holyrood.