Origin of moor1
Related formsmoor·y, adjective
Can be confusedmoor more
Definition for moor (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of moor2
Definition for moor (3 of 3)
Origin of Moor
Examples from the Web for moor
She was absolved of the charge because a portrait of a Moor hung above her bed.
Estevanico, or “Esteban the Moor,” arrived on the continent in 1534.
"I would rather you did not wander on the moor so late at night," Mildred Caniper said.Moor Fires|E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
The districts immediately surrounding the moor are called the Venville or Fenfield districts.
Every now and then she stopped and listened intently, peering among the trees that skirted the road or across the expanse of moor.Little Folks (November 1884)|Various
The wounded were more or less cared for by a Moor, who performed the functions of surgeon.The Knight of Malta|Eugene Sue
Moor went towards the door, but it was thrown wide open ere he reached it, and a bearded lansquenet crossed the threshold.A Word Only A Word, Complete|Georg Ebers