morris

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noun mor·ris \ˈmȯr-əs, ˈmär-\

Definition of morris

  1. :  a vigorous English dance traditionally performed by men wearing costumes and bells

Origin and Etymology of morris

Middle English moreys daunce, from moreys Moorish (from More Moor) + daunce dance


First Known Use: 1512


Morris

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biographical name Mor·ris \ˈmȯr-əs, ˈmär-\

Definition of Morris

  1. Gou*ver*neur play \ˌgə-və(r)-ˈnir\ 1752–1816 Am. statesman & diplomat


Morris

biographical name mor·ris

Definition of Morris

  1. Mark 1956–     Am. choreographer


Morris

biographical name mor·ris

Definition of Morris

  1. Robert 1734–1806 Am. financier & statesman


Morris

biographical name mor·ris

Definition of Morris

  1. William 1834–1896 Eng. poet, artist, & socialist


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