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Mosstrooper

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A robber, a bandit. The marauders who infested the borders of England and Scotland were so called because they encamped on the mosses.

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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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Morven
Mosaic Work
Moscow
Mosen (Spanish)
Moses Horns
Moses Rod
Moses Slow of Speech
Moses Primrose
Moslem or Moslemin
Mosse
Mosstrooper
Mote and Beam (Matt. vii. 3–5)
Moth
Mother
Mother Ann
Mother Bunch
Mother Carey’s Chickens
Mother Country
Mother Douglas
Mother Earth
Mother Goose