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 Meanings and Examples of MOOR
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moor
 n.  dark-colored person generally; broad area of open land, often high but poorly drained
Classic Sentence: (181 in 13 pages)
1  She in her striped dress continued him, murmuring, in front of the book cases: "The moor is dark beneath the moon, rapid clouds have drunk the last pale beams of even."
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
2  Otherwise he would be lost like an idiot on a moor.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  But soon their skins turned cold, for there came a galloping across the moor, and the black mare, dabbled with white froth, went past with trailing bridle and empty saddle.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
4  To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to forbear from crossing the moor in those dark hours when the powers of evil are exalted.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
5  Halfway down this walk there is a gate which leads out on to the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
6  One Murphy, a gipsy horse-dealer, was on the moor at no great distance at the time, but he appears by his own confession to have been the worse for drink.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
7  The moor is very sparsely inhabited, and those who live near each other are thrown very much together.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
8  I find that before the terrible event occurred several people had seen a creature upon the moor which corresponds with this Baskerville demon, and which could not possibly be any animal known to science.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
9  After you left I sent down to Stamford's for the Ordnance map of this portion of the moor, and my spirit has hovered over it all day.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
10  I fancy the yew alley, though not marked under that name, must stretch along this line, with the moor, as you perceive, upon the right of it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
11  Between and around these scattered points extends the desolate, lifeless moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
12  I am presuming that the cause of his fears came to him across the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
13  On the contrary, the evidence is that he avoided the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
14  As you value your life or your reason keep away from the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
15  The word "moor" only was printed in ink.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
Example Sentence:
1  I think running water is much more attractive in moor and mountain country than in the fat and sluggish South.
2  Keep to the track the moor is very boggy around here.
3  During the storm several of our boats were torn from their moorings.
4  During the night, somebody had cut the boat loose from its moorings.
5  The ship is now permanently moored on the Thames in London.
6  The air of the moors, the freedom of home, the dawn of prosperity, acted on Diana and Mary's spirits like some life-giving elixir: they were gay from morning till noon, and from noon till night.
7  He could have been lying injured on the moors after a fall from his horse.