Definition of Moors

1. Proper noun. (plural of Moor) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of moor) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of moor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moors

1. moor [v] - See also: moor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moors

moorill
moorills
mooring
mooring anchor
mooring line
mooring mast
mooring tower
moorings
moorland
moorlands
moorlog
moorlogs
moorman
moormen
moorpan
moors (current term)
moorstone
moorstones
moortop
mooruk
mooruks
moorva
moorvas
moorwort
moorworts
moory
moos
moose
moose-wood
moose burger

Literary usage of Moors

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"Manners and С bar after of the moors. — Education of the Princes. ... They are better formed than the moors, and as they are more lively, daring, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1901)
"The wandering moors,18 as they gradually ventured to approach the sea-shore ... 430)1 Procopius says in general that the moors had joined the Vandals before ..."

3. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"... of moors and hills. Here and there, on the north side, great country seats like Wharncliffe and Wortley give an appearance of richness to the scene ..."

4. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1906)
"He tells us that at that period the moors, both of Granada and Africa, were unwarlike and were accustomed to rely upon Christian troops, and that princes, ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"Alphonso Henriquez, count of Portugal, received about this time the title of king from his soldiers, after a victory obtained over the moors; and he took ..."

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