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verb as in anchor, fasten securely

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Even as the vast majority of these settlers were born right here in the USA, Sundog speculates that their attachment to turf is some sort of emotional inheritance from the Motherland of moors and meadows.

“This one stood out like a sore thumb and it threw me for a loop,” Moor said.

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.

Battle of Shipton moor; prince Henry dispersed the 8,000 insurgents under Scroop, by seizing the persons of their leaders.

A faint column of smoke curled up into the still air, and as he spoke the lower rim of the setting sun met the edge of the moor.

It ended in a broad open moor, stony; and full of damp boggy hollows, forlorn and desolate under the autumn sky.

The girl looked round the ragged moor, brooding in the twilight, and half hesitated.

"I've been mooning about the moor all the afternoon and lost myself twice," she explained between frank mouthfuls.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moor, such as: dock, tether, tie up, berth, catch, and chain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.