Examples from the Web for moorings
If, however, our religion implicates itself in a political cause, it links its credibility to the most transient of moorings.
No surprise, then, that having slipped the moorings of a common reality it slipped the moorings of a common decency as well.
Sometimes it seemed as if she were tugging at her moorings, longing to be off on the long, long cruise.Through the South Seas with Jack London|Martin Johnson
Slowly the gallant ship come round the breakwater to her moorings.New Zealanders at Gallipoli|Major Fred Waite
The gale having blown offshore, the boat had dragged her moorings, and was so far out that Ready could not get at her.Masterman Ready|Captain Frederick Marryat
So he went to his ship, and made haste to free her from her moorings.Stories and Ballads of the Far Past|Nora Kershaw
In the sunlit calms, riding at our moorings, much we discussed eternity and creation.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers