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 Moor Moor

noun

  • open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss  ( moor, moorland )
    open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
  • 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  ( 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
  • verb

  • secure with cables or ropes  ( moor )
    secure with cables or ropes
     moor the boat
    moor the boat
  • come into or dock at a wharf  ( berth, moor, wharf )
    come into or dock at a wharf
     the big ship wharfed in the evening
    the big ship wharfed in the evening
  • secure in or as if in a berth or dock  ( berth, moor, tie up )
    secure in or as if in a berth or dock
     tie up the boat
    tie up the boat


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