son of the manse



son of the manse (plural sons of the manse)

  1. A male child of the manse, the son of a religious minister or a diligent male person.
    • 2007 June 9, “The making of Gordon Brown”, in The Telegraph:
      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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