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moor

noun

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1 a broad area of level or rolling treeless country
  • as she wanders the windswept moor, the novel's heroine vows that she will never marry the vicar

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2 spongy land saturated or partially covered with water
  • a mysterious figure who was said to have haunted the moors of southwest England

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moor

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of moor (Entry 2 of 2)

to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • moored the boat to the dock

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The first known use of moor was before the 12th century

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“Moor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/moor. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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