[<< wiktionary] mansioun
== English ==


=== Noun ===
mansioun (plural mansiouns)

Obsolete spelling of mansion


== Middle English ==


=== Alternative forms ===
mansion, mansyon, mansione, mancioun, manysoun, mansyoun, mancyon, mancion


=== Etymology ===
Borrowed from Anglo-Norman mansion, mansiun, from Latin mansiō.


=== Pronunciation ===
IPA(key): /manˈsjuːn/, /ˈmansjun/


=== Noun ===
mansioun (plural mansiouns)

A place where one makes their home or dwells; a home:
A house, hostel, palace, etc; a purpose-built dwelling or habitation.
A heavenly habitation or abode.
(figuratively) The abode of a human behaviour.
(rare) An animal's dwelling or abode.
(rare) A temporary waypoint on a journey.
The action of living somewhere; residence.
An astrological house or mansion.


==== Descendants ====
English: mansion


==== References ====
“mansiǒun (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-20.