Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of moor.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of moor.

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Examples

  • The faeries of the world all seem to live in English moors, Scottish highlands, or Irish bogs – at least they do if you read a lot of ‘traditional’ fantasy.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The faeries of the world all seem to live in English moors, Scottish highlands, or Irish bogs – at least they do if you read a lot of ‘traditional’ fantasy.

    Review: Medicine Road by Charles de Lint

  • When the LDL via its apoprotein moors to the receptor it is internalized by the normal healthy receptor.

    Physiology or Medicine 1985 - Press Release

  • So free were we in our isolation upon those Yorkshire moors from the trammels of conventionality (one might almost say, civilization), that I think we should have come to begrudge the ordinary interchange of the neighborly courtesies of life, but for occasional lectures from Mrs. Arkwright, and for going out visiting from time to time.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

  • They explicitly defined the setting as the "moors"-- where "Wuthering Heights" famously took place and where there is indeed a varied landscape of cliffs, bluffs, forests, rivers, and sure why not? waterfalls.

    Review: The Wolfman

  • The moors were a great resource this spring; Emily and Charlotte walked out on them perpetually, “to the great damage of our shoes, but I hope, to the benefit of our health.”

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte

  • She did not care to know fresh people; she hates strangers; to walk with her bulldog, Keeper, over the moors is her best adventure.

    Emily Brontë

  • The moors were a great resource this spring; Emily and Charlotte walked out on them perpetually, "to the great damage of our shoes, but I hope, to the benefit of our health."

    Life of Charlotte Brontë — Volume 1

  • Living rough on the moors are a band of gypsies (including Geraldine Chaplin as the wizened crone, Maleva).

    PegasusNews.com stories

  • Living rough on the moors are a band of gypsies (including Geraldine Chaplin as the wizened crone, Maleva).

    PegasusNews.com stories

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    September 8, 2009