Definition of Moorcock

1. Noun. Male red grouse.




Definition of Moorcock

1. Noun. The red grouse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moorcock

1. the male moorfowl [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorcock

mooped
mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage
moorages
moorball
moorband
moorbird
moorbirds
moorcock (current term)
moorcocks
moored
mooreite
moorer
moorers
mooress
moorfowl
moorfowls
moorgame
moorhen
moorhens
moorhouseite
moorier
moories

Literary usage of Moorcock

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... mankind, womankind ¡ milkman, milkmaid or -woman ; moorcock and ben : peacock and hen : servant man and maid ; turkey cock and ben : wash or ..."

2. Reports of Cases by New York (State). Court of Appeals (1894)
"L. Cases, 712; The moorcock, 14 Prob. Div. Law Rep. 64; The Calliope, Id. 138; SC, House of Lords, A pp. Oases, LR, vol. 1, 1891, p. 11. ..."

3. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1889)
"This wag an action in personam instituted on behalf of Robert Thomson, the owner of the steamship moorcock, against Middleton, Son, & Co. ..."

4. Romantic Richmondshire: Being a Complete Account of the History, Antiquities by Harry Speight (1897)
"... pass—Cotterdale— Thwaite Bridge—Mossdale—Around the moorcock — Snow-blocks on the Settle and Carlisle railway—Fatal accidents—A singular coincidence. ..."

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