Definition of Mormaor

1. a high-ranking chief steward [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mormaor

morisco
moriscoes
moriscos
morish
morisianine
morisk
moritannic acid
morkin
morkins
morland
morlands
morling
morlings
mormal
mormals
mormaor (current term)
mormaors
mormon
mormon cricket
mormyrid
mormyrids
mormyromast
mormyromasts
morn
morna
mornas
mornay
mornays
morne
morned

Literary usage of Mormaor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scotland Under Her Early Kings: A History of the Kingdom to the Close of the by Eben William Robertson (1862)
"The existence of the royal Maor and mormaor— officials in direct dependence on the king, and resembling the royal Jarls and ..."

2. The Highlanders of Scotland by William Forbes Skene (1902)
"The mormaor of Moray was often by the Irish Annalists loosely called rl Aldan. ... The other Malcolm was only mormaor or King of Moray. ..."

3. A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments by Sir John Scott Keltie, John Wilson, Thomas Maclauchlan (1875)
"After that the mormaor went to entreat of the clerics that they would make prayer for the son that health might come to him, and he gave as an offering to ..."

4. A Short History of Scotland by Andrew Lang (1911)
"On the death of the mormaor she married Macbeth, and when Macbeth slew Duncan (1040), he was removing a usurper —as he understood it—and he ruled in the ..."

5. "Aberdeen Journal" Notes and Queries (1908)
"and who is also styled mormaor, thus forming a link between the old Celtic i-ystem and the new feudal ideas of territorial dignities. ..."

6. Scotland Under Her Early Kings: A History of the Kingdom to the Close of the by Eben William Robertson (1862)
"The existence of the royal Maor and mormaor— officials in direct dependence on the king, and resembling the royal Jarls and ..."

7. The Highlanders of Scotland by William Forbes Skene (1902)
"The mormaor of Moray was often by the Irish Annalists loosely called rl Aldan. ... The other Malcolm was only mormaor or King of Moray. ..."

8. A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments by Sir John Scott Keltie, John Wilson, Thomas Maclauchlan (1875)
"After that the mormaor went to entreat of the clerics that they would make prayer for the son that health might come to him, and he gave as an offering to ..."

9. A Short History of Scotland by Andrew Lang (1911)
"On the death of the mormaor she married Macbeth, and when Macbeth slew Duncan (1040), he was removing a usurper —as he understood it—and he ruled in the ..."

10. "Aberdeen Journal" Notes and Queries (1908)
"and who is also styled mormaor, thus forming a link between the old Celtic i-ystem and the new feudal ideas of territorial dignities. ..."

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