Definition of Morris

1. Noun. United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902).




2. Noun. English poet and craftsman (1834-1896).
Exact synonyms: William Morris
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman, Poet

3. Noun. Leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806).

4. Noun. United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816).
Exact synonyms: Gouverneur Morris
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman

Definition of Morris

1. n. A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets.

2. n. A marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body. It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish.

Definition of Morris

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English and Scottish from=given names dot=) derived from the Norman given name Maurice. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname A=An Irish from=Irish dot=), anglicised from ''Ó Muirghis''. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname Welsh from=Welsh dot=), anglicised from ''Meurig ''. ¹

4. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surnames, or a spelling variant of Maurice. ¹

5. Noun. (weapons) A type of pike. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Morris

1. an English folk dance [n -RISES]

Medical Definition of Morris

1. A marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body. It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish. Origin: So called from its discoverer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Morris

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morpion
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morra
morras
morrhua
morrhuas
morrhuate sodium
morrice
morriced
morricer
morricers
morrices
morrion
morrions
morris (current term)
morris-pike
morris dance
morris dancer
morris dancers
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morrises
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morrot
morrots
morrow
morrows

Literary usage of Morris

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

1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"morris, Agnes. Studies In the civil government of the state of Louisiana and ... 10-19346 morris, Daniel Henry. As the gods decree: a novel of the time of ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Mis R 39: 753-62 О '16 morris, Sir Malcolm Case for immediate action. ... Am Hist Assn Kept 1913. v 1:67-74 morris plan banks morris plan and the courts. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"morris, С :, ed. Famous orators of the world and their best orations. ... morris, W: Pygmalion and the image; with pictures by Sir E: Burne-Jones. ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1919)
"morris (John E.). Felt Genealogy: Record of the Descendants of George Felt, of Casco Bay. ... Lineal Ancestors of Edward morris and Mercy Flynt, Wilbraham. ..."

5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1899)
"(1781-1854); Sarah morris (1758-1831), wife of Richard Wistar ... Judge Samuel Wells morris (1786-1847) ; Jacob Shoemaker Wain (born 1776); ..."

6. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"morris, Agnes. Studies In the civil government of the state of Louisiana and ... 10-19346 morris, Daniel Henry. As the gods decree: a novel of the time of ..."

7. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Mis R 39: 753-62 О '16 morris, Sir Malcolm Case for immediate action. ... Am Hist Assn Kept 1913. v 1:67-74 morris plan banks morris plan and the courts. ..."

8. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"morris, С :, ed. Famous orators of the world and their best orations. ... morris, W: Pygmalion and the image; with pictures by Sir E: Burne-Jones. ..."

9. American Book Prices Current (1919)
"morris (John E.). Felt Genealogy: Record of the Descendants of George Felt, of Casco Bay. ... Lineal Ancestors of Edward morris and Mercy Flynt, Wilbraham. ..."

10. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1899)
"(1781-1854); Sarah morris (1758-1831), wife of Richard Wistar ... Judge Samuel Wells morris (1786-1847) ; Jacob Shoemaker Wain (born 1776); ..."

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