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Moor vs. Berth

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  • Moor (noun)

    an extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath

    "A cold, biting wind blew across the moor, and the travellers hastened their step."

  • Moor (noun)

    a game preserve consisting of moorland

  • Moor (verb)

    To cast anchor or become fastened.

  • Moor (verb)

    To fix or secure (e.g. a vessel) in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with ropes, cables or chains or the like

    "the vessel was moored in the stream"

    "they moored the boat to the wharf."

  • Moor (verb)

    To secure or fix firmly.

  • Berth (noun)

    A fixed bunk for sleeping in (caravans, trains, etc).

  • Berth (noun)

    Room for maneuvering or safety. (Often used in the phrase a wide berth.)

  • Berth (noun)

    A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.

  • Berth (noun)

    A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside.

  • Berth (noun)

    A job or position, especially on a ship.

  • Berth (noun)

    Position or seed in a tournament bracket.

  • Berth (noun)

    position on the field of play

  • Berth (verb)

    to bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth

  • Berth (verb)

    to assign a berth (bunk or position) to

Wiktionary
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  • Moor (noun)

    One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.

  • Moor (noun)

    Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.

  • Moor (noun)

    An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.

  • Moor (noun)

    A game preserve consisting of moorland.

  • Moor

    To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.

  • Moor

    Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.

  • Moor (verb)

    To cast anchor; to become fast.

  • Berth (noun)

    Convenient sea room.

  • Berth (noun)

    An allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment.

  • Berth (noun)

    A place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in.

  • Berth

    To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide.

  • Berth

    To allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company.

Webster Dictionary
  • Moor (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

  • Moor (noun)

    open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

  • Moor (verb)

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock;

    "tie up the boat"

  • Moor (verb)

    come into or dock at a wharf;

    "the big ship wharfed in the evening"

  • Moor (verb)

    secure with cables or ropes;

    "moor the boat"

  • Berth (noun)

    a job in an organization;

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

  • Berth (noun)

    a place where a craft can be made fast

  • Berth (noun)

    a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

  • Berth (verb)

    provide with a berth

  • Berth (verb)

    secure in or as if in a berth or dock;

    "tie up the boat"

  • Berth (verb)

    come into or dock at a wharf;

    "the big ship wharfed in the evening"

Princeton's WordNet

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