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Etymology 1

Old English mōr. Cognates include Dutch moer, German Moor and perhaps also Gothic marei. See mere.

Noun

Singular
moor

Plural
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  1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
    A cold, biting wind blew across the moor, and the travellers hastened their step.
  2. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
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Etymology 2

From the imperfect past participle moored; present participle and verbal noun mooring. Probably from Dutch marren "to tie", "fasten", "or moor a ship". See mar.

Verb

Infinitive
to moor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to moor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To cast anchor or become fastened.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.
  3. (transitive) To secure, or fix firmly.
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Dutch

Etymology

from Moor

Noun

moor m. (plural moren, diminutive moortje)

  1. something black, notably a black horse
  2. whistling kettle, used to boil water in, as for tea or coffee

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Synonyms

kettle

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Estonian

Noun

moor

  1. grimalkin

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