son of the manse

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son of the manse (plural sons of the manse)

  1. A male child of the manse, the son of a religious minister.
    • The Telegraph The making of Gordon Brown (9 June 2007)
      The next prime minister is always referred to as a son of the manse, but what was his Scottish upbringing really like?.

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