moor n

Fr. < Gk 'dark, obscure'.

  1. Bog; marsh; fen; area of wet lowlands; place saturated with water, usually overgrown with grass, weeds, and heath.

moor v

Sp. and Port. ammarrar.

  1. Anchor; fasten; be stationed; be bound with a cable; be secured by a chain; [fig.] rest; have peace; find safety; know security; receive refuge.