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Grange

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Properly the granum (granary) or farm of a monastery, where the corn was kept in store. In Lincolnshire and other northern counties any lone farm is so called.

Mariana, of the Moated Grange, is the title of a poem by Tennyson, suggested by the character of Mariana in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.

⁂ Houses attached to monasteries where rent was paid in grain were also called granges.

“Till thou return, the Court I will exchange

For some poor cottage, or some country grange.”


Drayton: Lady Geraldine to Earl of Surrey.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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