Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Morocco.
  • A Celtic adjective, meaning ‘great,’ used as a component in personal and place names: as, Can-more, ‘great head,’ Strathmore, ‘great strath.’

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Examples

  • When they have ascertained that the by-yu has been immersed in water for a sufficient time they dig, in a dry sandy place, holes which they call mor-dak; these holes are about the depth that a person's arms can reach, and one foot in diameter; they line them with rushes and fill them up with the nuts, over which they sprinkle a little sand, and then cover the holes nicely over with the tops of the grass-tree; in about a fortnight the pulp which encases the nut becomes quite dry, and it is then fit to eat, but if eaten before that it produces the effects already described.

    Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, Volume 2

  • Shi bobilin mor aige; Ach do fuar Se ba Agus bhi se marbh ansin: will be sung in Gaelic and unlikely to be understood by anybody other than the Irish Ambassador, who is already fully familiar with the song.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Shi bobilin mor aige; Ach do fuar Se ba Agus bhi se marbh ansin: will be sung in Gaelic and unlikely to be understood by anybody other than the Irish Ambassador, who is already fully familiar with the song.

    Ministry of Muffled Thinking

  • Some envelopes contain mor e than just a photo of the purchase and it'sreceipt.

    Boing Boing: April 6, 2003 - April 12, 2003 Archives

  • The Irish call it "morúach", and give it a mermaid form like the Babylonian Nintu.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • - A folk artist expanding his home business built around the words "eat more kale" says he's ready to fight root-to-feather to protect his phrase from what he sees as an assault by Chick-fil-A, which holds the trademark to the phrase "eat mor chikin."

    Chick-Fil-A Says Artist Bo Muller-Moore's 'Eat More Kale' Slogan Too Similar To 'Eat Mor Chikin'

  • Muller-Moore uses his phrase "eat more kale" on T-shirts and other items, but Chick-fil-A has ordered him to stop because it has the trademark to the phrase "eat mor chikin."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • "Things do las 'mor'n one could expect, fo' de money."

    A Son of the Hills

  • Caimell observed, "Not a little Lios will it be but a great [ 'mor'] one (Lis-mor)."

    Life of St. Declan of Ardmore and Life of St. Mochuda of Lismore

  • Den he t'ink he go som 'mor', an 'he start to climb down de tree.

    Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

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