noun, plural moose.
- moorish idol,
- moose jaw,
- moose milk,
- moose pasture,
- moose river,
Origin of moose
Examples from the Web for moose
Forgive my candor, though such is my wont, but much like that moose on a spit, Bernie is dead.
You could hold classes in the Moose Lodge or at the Y. Classes would be large.My Commencement Speech to Rutgers’ Geniuses: Go Forth and Fail|P. J. O’Rourke|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Princess Anne, on a visit to Canada, was given a painting by a contemporary artist - of the Princess riding a moose.
The Social Network writer and West Wing creator used to dress up as a moose to hand out pamphlets in a mall.2012’s Best Commencement Speeches: Steve Carell & More (VIDEO)|Jake Heller|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Truth About the Moose He claims Chuck Heath was going to take Molly's tag And shoot a moose.
With an agility which he would not have believed possible, he drew himself into its branches just as the moose reached the spot.Followers of the Trail|Zoe Meyer
The wapiti and heavy large-headed elk or moose, retreat before the advancing civilisation of North America.Heads and Tales|Various
Fortunately, the hunters shot four moose and caught plenty of salmon trout.Hero Stories from American History|Albert F. Blaisdell
They also make finger rings out of moose hair, taken from the breast tuft of this animal, in which mottoes or devices are worked.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
Eddie, too, seemed a good deal interested in the moose idea.The Tent Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
noun plural moose
Word Origin for moose
1610s, from an Algonquian language, probably Narragansett moos or Abenaki moz (cf. Penobscot muns, Ojibwa mooz, Unami Delaware /mo:s/), said by early sources to be from moosu "he strips off," in reference to the animals' stripping bark for food.