"coffee-room, viewed from the inside through a glass door, as it was seen by Dickens on a dark London day; ... used by Chesterton to denote the queerness of things that have become trite, when they are seen suddenly from a new angle." [J.R.R. Tolkien]

Nearby words

  1. moore, george edward,
  2. moore, henry,
  3. moore, john bassett,
  4. moore, marianne,
  5. moore, thomas,
  6. moorfowl,
  7. moorhead,
  8. moorhen,
  9. mooring,
  10. mooring buoy

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper