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Definitions of moo

  1. make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
  2. See Mo.
  3. The lowing of a cow.
  4. To make the noise of a cow; to low; - child's word.
  5. To make the noise of a cow; low.
  6. The noise.
  7. To make the noise of a cow.
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Usage examples for moo

  1. So they rambled from day to day; she swaggering along with the set, but turning now and then to send an impatient moo toward the small brown body stuck on four long, ungainly legs,- legs which had an unfortunate habit of folding up, after the fashion of a jack knife, upon unforeseen occasions, and precipitating the owner in a huddled mass on the ground. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  2. When they had gone a little way, they heard a cow moo. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  3. But Gray Elk called her Kee- nee- moo- sha, the Sweetheart. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  4. The Sumatrans have mau for mother, the Chinese say moo. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  5. Even the shrill " moo" of cattle, and the deep- toned voices of men- mellowed by distance, came not inharmoniously from the smaller kraals which lay scattered along the hillside; and but for the shining spearheads and tufted shields of the armed guard in the great circle of Imvungayo, the scene was a most perfect one of pastoral simplicity and peace. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  6. Suddenly the La Guayra opened her steam- throat and uttered such a moo that all the mornes cried out for at least a minute after; - and the little fellows perched on the cables of the sailing craft tumbled into the sea at the sound and struck out for shore. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  7. The aged and infirm, who but for the Gospel would have been dealt with as Moo- koo- woo- soo dealt with his mother, had the warmest place in the little home and the daintiest morsel on the table. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  8. For surely you Don't want to browse around and moo. – The Re-echo Club by Carolyn Wells
  9. And maybe Puss never would have passed her if she hadn't all of a sudden, with a loud moo, trotted into a meadow spread over with butter- cups. – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  10. On persuasion, and more especially if the interview should take place at a street- corner on a windy March day, he will repeat the " moo- moos" and " quack- quacks" even more successfully than before, and he will wonder in what way they fall short of perfection, since he earns no praise. – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  11. Mo, or Moo, Four. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  12. " Moo- Kuna" was the name given by the Hawaiians to the dragon. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  13. And Argus led the cow to a grove, and tied her by a long rope to a tree, where she had to stand and eat grass, and cry, Moo! – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  14. She'd moo all night, and keep us awake. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour by Laura Lee Hope
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