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[Moor]

One of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.

Noun
open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

Noun
one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

Verb
secure with cables or ropes; "moor the boat"

Verb
come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"

Verb
secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"

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n.
One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.

n.
Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.

n.
An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.

n.
A game preserve consisting of moorland.

v. t.
To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.

v. t.
Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.

v. i.
To cast anchor; to become fast.


Moor

Moor , n. [F. More, Maure, L. Maurus a Moor, a Mauritanian, an inhabitant of Mauritania, Gr. ; cf. black, dark. Cf. Morris a dance, Morocco.] 1. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns. 2. (Hist.) Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion. "In Spanish history the terms Moors, Saracens, and Arabs are synonymous." Internat. Cyc.

Moor

Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m'd3r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor.
2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo'94l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] -- Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. -- Moor cock (Zo'94l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. -- Moor coot. (Zo'94l.) See Gallinule. -- Moor fowl. (Zo'94l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. -- Moor game. (Zo'94l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). -- Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c'91rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. -- Moor hawk (Zo'94l.), the marsh harrier. -- Moor hen. (Zo'94l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). -- Moor monkey (Zo'94l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). -- Moor titling (Zo'94l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).

Moor

Moor , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mooring.] [Prob. fr. D. marren to tie, fasten, or moor a ship. See Mar.] 1. (Naut.) To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf. 2. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly. Brougham.

Moor

Moor, v. i. To cast anchor; to become fast.
On oozy ground his galleys moor.

One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.

An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.

To cast anchor; to become fast.

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Usage Examples

We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.

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