Definition of Moorings

1. Noun. (plural of mooring) ¹



2. Noun. (nautical) A place or places where a vessel may be made fast ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moorings

1. mooring [n] - See also: mooring

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorings

moorfowls
moorgame
moorhen
moorhens
moorhouseite
moorier
moories
mooriest
moorill
moorills
mooring
mooring anchor
mooring line
mooring mast
mooring tower
moorings (current term)
moorland
moorlands
moorlog
moorlogs
moorman
moormen
moorpan
moors
moorstone
moorstones
moortop
mooruk
mooruks
moorva

Literary usage of Moorings

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1. Military Bridges: Including, Also, Designs for Trestle and Truss Bridges for by Hermann Haupt (1864)
"If stones large enough to form moorings cannot be procured in single blocks, double moorings formed of two stones, connected together by a chain or strong ..."

2. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Great Britain Magistrates' cases, Edward William Cox (1878)
"In the assessment the description of the properly rated is thus given. First, " moorings to which coal derrick and apparatus, ..."

3. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER XXIII Shifting the moorings—The ... AFTER dark, the several gunboats up-river, except the Russian, took the precaution of shifting their moorings. ..."

4. Reports of the Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Decided by the Court of by John Crockford (1868)
"... a one-inch mooring chain attached to the wall, and with the other chains which were mention«! with regard to their moorings to the Rochester, whether, ..."

5. The Cape of Good Hope and the Eastern Province of Algoa Bay, &c. &c.: With by John Centlivres Chase (1843)
"moorings AND LIGHT HOUSES IN ALGOA BAY. The following letter from the Colonial Office gives hope that these important improvements will soon be obtained by ..."

6. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"1Ü.730, was carried a distance of three fourths of a mile, while the other boat, the schooner Gabriel, was taken from her moorings in the bayou ..."

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