Moore


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

Moore,

city (1990 pop. 40,761), Cleveland co., central Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City; settled 1889 as Verbeck, renamed Moore, inc. 1893. Its manufactures include lightning- and surge-protection equipment, packaging for foods, and auto parts. The city has grown significantly since the 1960s. In 1999 and again in 2013 parts of the city were devastated by EF5 tornadoes; the 1999 tornado had the highest wind speed (318 mph/512 km/h) recorded on earth.

Moore

1. Bobby. full name Robert Frederick Moore. 1941--93, English footballer, captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966
2. Dudley (Stuart John). 1935--2002, British actor, comedian, and musician noted for his comedy partnership (1960--73) with Peter Cook and such films as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1981)
3. George. 1852--1933, Irish novelist. His works include Esther Waters (1894) and The Brook Kerith (1916)
4. G(eorge) E(dward). 1873--1958, British philosopher, noted esp for his Principia Ethica (1903)
5. Gerald. 1899--1987, British pianist, noted as an accompanist esp to lieder singers
6. Henry. 1898--1986, British sculptor. His works are characterized by monumental organic forms and include the Madonna and Child (1943) at St Matthew's Church, Northampton
7. Sir John. 1761--1809, British general; commander of the British army (1808--09) in the Peninsular War: killed at Corunna
8. Marianne (Craig). 1887--1972, US poet: her works include Observations (1924) and Selected Poems (1935)
9. Thomas. 1779--1852, Irish poet, best known for Irish Melodies (1807--34)
References in classic literature ?
I said I believed my uncle Abner Moore would take care of me, and so that was why I struck out for this town of Goshen.
Moore," she said, "that you do everything in your power to discourage this tendency in Jack, he--"; but she got no further.
Moore asked him if it was not time that he and Jack were in the study for the morning recitations.
Among the "Melodies" of Thomas Moore is one whose distinguished character as a poem proper seems to have been singularly left out of view.
It has been the fashion of late days to deny Moore Imagination, while granting him Fancy--a distinction originating with Coleridge--than whom no man more fully comprehended the great powers of Moore.
They shakes hands, and Jerry Moore says, "Is this a friend of yours, Bailey?
You see, Jerry Moore was one of these slow, simple fellers, and you could tell in a moment what a lot he thought of Gentleman.
Dick Moore from Captain Jim's way of putting it; evidently a second Mrs.
Hohenlinden,' and other spirited battle lyrics; Thomas Moore (1779-1852), a facile but over-sentimental Irishman, author of 'Irish Melodies,' 'Lalla Rookh,' and a famous life of Byron; Charles.
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
Mr Pope, however, very luckily found them in the said play, and, laying violent hands on his own property, transferred it back again into his own works; and, for a further punishment, imprisoned the said Moore in the loathsome dungeon of the Dunciad, where his unhappy memory now remains, and eternally will remain, as a proper punishment for such his unjust dealings in the poetical trade.
Vincent, Wolfe and Moore, Nelson and Wellington, they have carried their lives in their hands, getting hard knocks and hard work in plenty--which was on the whole what they looked for, and the best thing for them--and little praise or pudding, which indeed they, and most of us, are better without.