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    moor

    moor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word moor

    Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    Synonyms : moorland
    Definition
    (verb) secure in or as if in a berth or dock
    Synonyms : berth , tie up
    Example Sentence
    • tie up the boat
    Definition
    (verb) come into or dock at a wharf
    Synonyms : berth , wharf
    Example Sentence
    • the big ship wharfed in the evening
    Definition
    (verb) secure with cables or ropes
    Example Sentence
    • moor the boat
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