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moor



Pronunciation: (moor), [key]
n.
1. a tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often overgrown with heath, common in high latitudes and altitudes where drainage is poor; heath.
2. a tract of land preserved for game.

moor



Pronunciation: (moor), [key]
v.t.
1. to secure (a ship, boat, dirigible, etc.) in a particular place, as by cables and anchors or by lines.
2. to fix firmly; secure.

v.i.
1. to moor a ship, small boat, etc.
2. to be made secure by cables or the like.

n.
the act of mooring.

Moor



Pronunciation: (moor), [key]
n.
1. a Muslim of the mixed Berber and Arab people inhabiting NW Africa.
2. a member of this group that invaded Spain in the 8th century a.d. and occupied it until 1492.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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