Definition of moor:
- A game preserve consisting of moorland.
- An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
- Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.
- Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
- One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
- To cast anchor; to become fast.
- 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.
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