Definitions of moor

  1. To be confined by cables.
  2. To fasten, as a vessel, to the shore or bottom; tie up; anchor.
  3. 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.
  4. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
  5. To fasten ( a ship) by a cable and anchor.
  6. To fasten a ship by cable and anchor.
  7. To fasten by a cable, as a ship.
  8. To cast anchor; to become fast.
  9. To be secured by a cable and anchor.— Moor.
  10. To be fastened by cables or chains.
  11. secure with cables or ropes; " moor the boat"
  12. To secure, as a ship, with cable and anchor.
  13. To confine or make fast a ship, by means of cables or chains and anchors, in a particular station; to be confined to a particular station, a ship.
  14. open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
  15. 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
  16. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
  17. Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.
  18. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
  19. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
  20. In England, a broad tract of waste land covered with heather, etc.
  21. A native of Morocco, in North Africa; in the Middle Ages, one of the Saracens who invaded and settled in Spain.
  22. An extensive waste covered with heath, and having a poor, peaty soil: a heath.
  23. Waste land covered with heath; a native of North Africa.
  24. A tract of waste land, or a tract kept for hunting.
  25. One of the mixed race inhabiting Morocco and the adjacent coast.
  26. An extensive barren waste, covered with heath, and sometimes marshy.
  27. An extensive tract of waste land, covered with patches of heath, and having a poor light soil, sometimes marshy and peaty.
  28. A native of the northern part of Africa- called by the anc. Romans, Mauritania, form the colour of the people, the word meaning literally " dark- compleioned people"; one of the people from Africa who conquered Spain in the eight century- these were, however. strictly Arabs, teh Moors crossing much later.
  29. Moorish, Moorish.