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Found 2 items, similar to Morris.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902) [syn: Esther Morris
, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris]
2: English poet and craftsman (1834-1896) [syn: William Morris]
3: leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration
of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army
(1734-1806) [syn: Robert Morris]
4: United States statesman who led the committee that produced
the final draft of the United States Constitution
(1752-1816) [syn: Gouverneur Morris]
English → English (gcide)
Morris \Mor"ris\, n. [Sp. morisco Moorish, fr. Moro a Moor: cf.
F. moresque, It. moresca.]
1. A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who
accompanies the dance with castanets.
2. A dance formerly common in England, often performed in
pagenats, processions, and May games. The dancers,
grotesquely dressed and ornamented, took the parts of
Robin Hood, Maidmarian, and other fictitious characters.
3. An old game played with counters, or men, which are placed
at the angles of a figure drawn on a board or on the
ground; also, the board or ground on which the game is
The nine-men's morris is filled up with mud. --Shak.
Note: The figure consists of three concentric squares, with
lines from the angles of the outer one to those of the
inner, and from the middle of each side of the outer
square to that of the inner. The game is played by two
persons with nine or twelve pieces each (hence called
nine-men's morris or twelve-men's morris). The pieces
are placed alternately, and each player endeavors to
prevent his opponent from making a straight row of
three. Should either succeed in making a row, he may
take up one of his opponent's pieces, and he who takes
off all of his opponent's pieces wins the game.
Morris \Mor"ris\, n. [So called from its discoverer.] (Zo["o]l.)
A marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body.
It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger
eel or some allied fish.