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Definition of moor:

  1. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
  2. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
  3. Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.
  4. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
  5. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
  6. To cast anchor; to become fast.
  7. To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.


downs, couple, attach, upland, bind, clip, affix, field, moorland, berth, anchor, fix, connect, move, tie down, tie up, wasteland, wharf, fasten, catch, secure, truss, bind off, assemble.

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