Definition of Moory

1. a. Of or pertaining to moors; marshy; fenny; boggy; moorish.



2. n. A kind of blue cloth made in India.

Definition of Moory

1. Adjective. resembling a moor; swampy; boggy. ¹

2. Noun. A kind of blue cloth made in India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moory

1. marshy [adj MOORIER, MOORIEST] - See also: marshy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moory

moorlog
moorlogs
moorman
moormen
moorpan
moors
moorstone
moorstones
moortop
mooruk
mooruks
moorva
moorvas
moorwort
moorworts
moory (current term)
moos
moose
moose-wood
moose burger
moose knuckle
moose knuckles
moose maple
moose milk
moose test
moosebird
moosebirds
mooseburger
mooseburgers
mooses

Literary usage of Moory

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"... North America, on turf-moss in moory heaths. A creeping evergreen shrub of particular neatness. The berries give a most agreeable preserve and are of ..."

2. The Silurian Rocks of Britain by Benjamin Nieve Peach, John Horne, Jethro Justinian Harms Teall (1899)
"For a distance of eight miles this band is traceable between Pot Law and moory Sike; but towards the south-west, after a gap of about a mile and a half, ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"A large portion of Jutland consists of heathy or moory land, comparatively unprofitable. Elsewhere it exhibits a fertile, undulating surface. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1853)
"Of peat soils there are two divisions, viz., moory soils and peaty soils. moory soils are distinguished from the foregoing varieties by their containing ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1757)
"( 1 1 ) And run between i'/ and the moory foil above, ... fo that when the moory foil is dug into, ..."

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