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moors, plural;
  1. Make fast (a vessel) to the shore or to an anchor
    • - twenty or so fishing boats were moored to the pier
  2. (of a boat) Be made fast somewhere in this way
    • - we moored alongside a jetty
  1. A tract of open uncultivated upland; a heath

  2. A tract of such land preserved for shooting
    • - a grouse moor
  3. A fen

  1. one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
  2. secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
  3. open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
  4. come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
  5. secure with cables or ropes; "moor the boat"
  6. Mór (Moor) is a town in Fejér county, Hungary. It is located at around .
  7. The Moor is one of the main shopping streets of Sheffield, England. Along its length lie some of the most popular department stores, and it is seen as one of the primary retail cores of the city centre. ...
  8. The Moor is the fourth book in Mary Russell series by Laurie R. King.
  9. The description Moors has referred to several historic and modern populations of Berber, Black African and Arab descent from Northern Africa, some of whom came to conquer and occupy the Iberian Peninsula for nearly 800 years. ...
  10. an extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath; a game preserve consisting of moorland; To cast anchor or become fastened; To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by ...
  11. (Moors) Muslim North Africans; nomadic people of the northern shores of Africa, largely Arab and Berber.
  12. (Moors) Muslim traders from the Arabian peninsular and South India - first mentioned in Ceylon in early C8th. To the Kandyan Sinhalese those Muslims domiciled in the Kingdom were known as marakkalayo and those on the coast as hanbankarayo; known by the Portuguese as Moors.
  13. (Moors) Term commonly but inaccurately used to describe the Muslim rulers and inhabitants of Iberia in the Medieval era. “Moor” refers to people from the Roman province of Mauritania (i.e. North Africa), thus “outsiders. ...
  14. (Moors) The term used to identify the Moslems who invaded the Iberian peninsula beginning in the early eighth century and continued to occupy regions until the late fifteenth century.
  15. (Moors) the Muslim Arab conquerors of Spain in the Middle Ages
  16. (moors) open rolling land that cannot be used for farming due to poor drainage.
  17. (moors) wild area of country side
  18. The Moors were North African Muslims who ruled the southern half of Spain during Europe’s Middle Ages.  After centuries of warfare between several small Christian and Muslims kingdoms, Catholic Spain succeeded in uniting itself by 1492 and expelled the Muslim (Moorish) and Jewish communities. ...
  19. To secure a ship in position by two or more anchors and cables. 2. To attach a vessel to a buoy, or buoys. 3. To secure a vessel by attaching ropes to positions ashore.
  20. To attach a boat to a mooring, dock, post, anchor, etc.
  21. To secure a boat in place with the help of an anchor or heavy cables.
  22. open, often hilly, expanse of land characterized by wet, spongy, peaty soils and vegetation such as moss, coarse grass and heather.
  23. To keep a vessel in place by setting anchor or tying the vessel to a fixed object or buoy
  24. (1) A Germanic term applied to any area of deep peat whether acid or alkaline (bog or fen). (2) In English, the term is applied to high lying country covered with heather and other ericaceous dwarf shrubs, mainly Vaccinium. It is often used to refer to land having any of the oxyphylous communities.
  25. To hold the ship in place with lines at a berth