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Definition of Moors
MoorMoor 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. MoorMoor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r 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["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.]
Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite.
Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red
grouse of Europe.
Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule.
Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus
(b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath.
Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above).
Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria
c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe.
Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier.
Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The female of the moor fowl.
(b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See
(c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis).
Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo
Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat
Moor Moor, v. i.
To cast anchor; to become fast.
On oozy ground his galleys moor. --Dryden.
MoorMoor 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.
Meaning of Moors from wikipedia
" and "Indian Moors
" in South
Asia and Sri Lanka, and the Bengali Muslims
were also called Moors
. In the Philippines, the...
- The Moors murders
out by Ian Brady
and Myra Hindley between
July 1963 and October
1965, in and around
Manchester, England. The victims
, Muslim inhabitants
of the Maghreb, Iberian
Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during
, a variant
name for Melungeon...
- Sri Lankan Moors
(Tamil: இலங்கைச் சோனகர், romanized: Ilaṅkaic Cōṉakar; Sinhala: ලංකා යෝනක, romanized: Lanka Yonaka; formerly Ceylon Moors
- York Moors
area. The Esk Valley
Line is an east-west branch
line rail link from Whitby
in the north, and the North Yorkshire Moors
- 2017–18, the Moors narrowly missed
out on promotion
Two for the first
time in their history
in 2nd place. Solihull Moors
- A mooring
is any permanent structure
may be secured. Examples include
quays, wharfs, jetties, piers, anchor
buoys, and mooring
- The Moor
of the Moors
, in their collective
role as a medieval political force
, the core street
of The Moor
of peat. On western moors
, the peat layer
may be several metres
"muirs" are generally heather moors
, but also have extensive
- India. Indian Moors shared
a similar history
to Indian Tamils
of Sri Lanka, however
due to their decline
and smaller numbers
the Indian Moors
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