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Moor-slayer or Mata-moros

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A name given to St. James, the patron-saint of Spain, because in almost all encounters with the Moors he came on his white horse to the aid of the Christians. So, at least, it is said.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Monumental Inscriptions
Moohel
Moon
Moon-calf
Moon-drop
Moon-maker [Sagendë Nah]
Moon-rakers
Moon’s Men
Moonlight Flitting (A)
Moonstone
Moor-slayer or Mata-moros
Moors
Moore (Thomas)
Moot Point (A)
Moots
Mop
Mora-stone
Moral
Moralist
Moran’s Collar
Morasteen [great stone]