Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mining, obstructed with rubbish or mud; silted up.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of moor.
“Shrimp boats remain moored in the Port of Beaumont on Monday, September 26.”
“The seine was then moored, that is, secured by grappling hooks.”
“Instead, we found the remains of 14 ancient ships "moored" in the desert, miles from the Nile.”
“moored" or anchor semi-submersible rigs owned by four drilling contractors.”
“After about 40 minutes, we moored at the jetty of a quaint little town called Oron, which used to serve as a ferry terminal in the colonial days when roads shared their burden with the great rivers.”
“Though the rise of the Brisbane river had been predicted for many days, owners left their boats on the river, some of them moored to pontoons, which were themselves ripped from their moorings.”
“Mobile homes are lighter than typical structures and often aren't permanently moored to the ground.”
“A must-see for canal boat fans, it has many historic narrowboats moored in the basin.”
“There is a whitewashed chapel, a few wooden boats moored to a jetty at the western end, a cafe and three grocery stores.”
“He was close enough now to the river that he could see boats moored along a quay.”
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