Pronunciation: (moor),[key] —n. 1. a tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often overgrown with heath, common in high latitudes and altitudes where drainage is poor; heath.
2. a tract of land preserved for game.
Pronunciation: (moor),[key] —v.t. 1. to secure (a ship, boat, dirigible, etc.) in a particular place, as by cables and anchors or by lines.
2. to fix firmly; secure.
—v.i. 1. to moor a ship, small boat, etc.
2. to be made secure by cables or the like.
—n. the act of mooring.
Pronunciation: (moor),[key] —n. 1. a Muslim of the mixed Berber and Arab people inhabiting NW Africa.
2. a member of this group that invaded Spain in the 8th century a.d. and occupied it until 1492.