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- 1 English
- 2 Dutch
- 3 Estonian
- 4 Saterland Frisian
- (US) IPA(key): /mɔɹ/, /mʊ(ə)ɹ/
- (UK) IPA(key): /mɔː/ (southern), IPA(key): /mʊ.ə(ɹ)/ (northern)
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(r) or Rhymes: -ʊə(r)
- Homophones: Moore, more, mooer
moor (plural moors)
- an extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath
- A cold, biting wind blew across the moor, and the travellers hastened their step.
- In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor.
- a game preserve consisting of moorland
region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath
- (intransitive) To cast anchor or become fastened.
- (transitive, nautical) 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.
- (transitive) To secure or fix firmly.
to cast anchor or become fastened
to fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains
to secure or fix firmly
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from Moor (North African people, became synonymous with Saracene)
- Something black, notably a black horse
- A whistling kettle, used to boil water in, as for tea or coffee
- (kettle): fluitketel
moor (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])
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