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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Moor  \Moor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Moored};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Mooring}.]  [Prob.  fr  D.  marren  to  tie,  fasten,  or  moor  a 
  ship.  See  {Mar}.] 
  1.  (Naut.)  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. 
  2.  Fig.:  To  secure,  or  fix  firmly.  --Brougham. 

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