Manor vs Lodge - What's the difference?

manor | lodge |

As nouns the difference between manor and lodge

is that manor is a landed estate while lodge is a building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.

As a verb lodge is

to be firmly fixed in a specified position.



Alternative forms

* manour (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • A landed estate.
  • * '>citation
  • The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.
  • A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
  • The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.
  • (rft-sense) (UK, slang) Any home area or territory in which authority is exercised, often in a police or criminal context.
  • * 2006 , Eugene McLaughlin, The New Policing , page 23
  • Dixon, who was finally promoted to sergeant in 1964, policed his 'Dock Green' manor until May 1976 and 'Evening, all' had become a national catchphrase.
  • (London, slang) One's neighbourhood.
  • * 2005 , July 5, Mark Oliver, " Beckham kicks off last minute Olympics campaigning", The Guardian
  • Beckham was asked what it would mean for the Olympics to be held in his old neighbourhood.
    "You mean my manor ?" Beckham replied, in fluent East End argot. "I'm obviously from the East End, so it would be incredible for me if it was held there. It could go down as one of the best games in history."
  • * 2012', July 30, Shekhar Bhatia, " My East End '''manor is now as smart as Notting Hill", ''The Evening Standard
  • * 2012 , August 19, Robert Chalmers, " Golden balls: West Ham United's co-owner reveals his cunning plan for the Olympic stadium", The Independent
  • And, Gold adds, he can understand that West Ham's famously dedicated supporters, Londoners though they themselves mainly are, may mistrust businessmen "coming into the club and talking about loyalty. But this is my manor . I worked on Stratford Market, where the Olympic Stadium sits now. I remember the bomb falling on West Ham football ground and thinking: my God, they're coming after me. West Ham is my passion."

    See also

    * feudalism * fief



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    (en noun)
  • A building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.
  • Porter's]] or [[caretaker, caretaker's rooms at or near the main entrance to a building or an estate.
  • A local chapter of some fraternities]], such as [[freemason, freemasons.
  • (US) A local chapter of a trade union.
  • A rural hotel or resort, an inn.
  • A beaver's shelter constructed on a pond or lake.
  • A den or cave.
  • The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
  • (mining) The space at the mouth of a level next to the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; called also platt.
  • (Raymond)
  • A collection of objects lodged together.
  • * De Foe
  • the Maldives, a famous lodge of islands
  • A family of Native Americans, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge; as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons.
  • The tribe consists of about two hundred lodges , that is, of about a thousand individuals.


  • To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
  • I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
    The bullet missed its target and lodged in the bark of a tree.
  • To stay in a boarding-house, paying rent to the resident landlord or landlady.
  • The detective Sherlock Holmes lodged in Baker Street.
  • To stay in any place or shelter.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Stay and lodge by me this night.
  • * Milton
  • Something holy lodges in that breast.
  • To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
  • To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
  • To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authorities (such as courts, etc.).
  • To become flattened, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
  • The heavy rain caused the wheat to lodge .

    Derived terms

    * lodger * lodging * lodgement