Moore


Moore
noun
1. Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)
Syn: ↑Thomas Moore
Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet
2. British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑sculptor, ↑sculpturer, ↑carver, ↑statue maker
3. English philosopher (1873-1958)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑philosopher
4. English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
Instance Hypernyms:
actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player, ↑comedian, ↑comic
5. United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet
6. United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
Syn: ↑Douglas Moore
Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer

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/moor, mawr, mohr/, n.
1. Archibald Lee (Archie), born 1916?, U.S. boxer.
2. Brian, born 1921, U.S. novelist.
3. Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, U.S. scholar and writer.
4. Douglas Stuart, 1893-1969, U.S. composer.
5. Eliakim Hastings /i luy"euh kim/, 1862-1932, U.S. mathematician.
6. George, 1852-1933, Irish novelist, critic, and dramatist.
7. G(eorge) E(dward), 1873-1958, English philosopher.
8. Gerald, 1899-1987, British pianist.
9. Henry, 1898-1986, English sculptor.
10. Sir John, 1761-1809, British general.
11. John Bassett /bas"it, -et/, 1860-1947, U.S. jurist.
12. Marianne (Craig), 1887-1972, U.S. poet and critic.
13. Stanford, 1913-82, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1972.
14. Thomas, 1779-1852, Irish poet.
15. a city in central Oklahoma. 35,063.

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I [mo͝or]
a city in central Oklahoma, a southern suburb of Oklahoma City; pop. 41,138
II
Alfred (1755 - 1810), U.S. Supreme Court associate justice 1799 - 1804. A native of North Carolina, he was appointed to the Court by President John Adams
III
Clement (Clarke) (1779 - 1863), U.S. writer. He is best known for his poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (1922), which was published anonymously
IV
Dudley (Stuart John) (1935 - 2002), English actor, comedian, and musician. His movies include Arthur (1981), Arthur 2-On the Rocks (1988), and Crazy People (1990)
V
G. E. (1873 - 1958), English moral philosopher and member of the Bloomsbury Group; full name George Edward Moore
VI
Henry (Spencer) (1898 - 1986), English sculptor and draftsman. His work is characterized by semiabstract reclining forms, large upright figures, and family groups, which Moore intended to be viewed in the open air
VII
Marianne (Craig) (1887 - 1972), U.S. poet. Her work is collected in The Complete Poems of Marianne Moore (1967)
VIII
Mary Tyler (1936 - ), U.S. actress. She starred in the television series "The Dick Van Dyke Show" 1961 - 66 as Laura Petrie and in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" 1970 - 77 as Mary Richards. She also acted on Broadway and in movies such as Ordinary People (1980)
IX
Thomas (1779 - 1852), Irish poet and musician. He wrote patriotic and nostalgic songs set to Irish tunes

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moore
obs. form of moor, more.

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