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Moors

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In the Middle Ages, the Europeans called all Mahometans Moors, in the same manner as the Eastern nations called all inhabitants of Europe Franks. Camoens, in the Lusiad, terms the Indians “Moors.” (Bk. viii.)

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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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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]
Morat

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Moors