Morris Definition

môrĭs, mŏr-
noun
This dance.
Webster's New World
A masculine name: dim. Morrie, Morry.
Webster's New World

(weaponry) A type of pike.

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A marine fish with a very slender, flat, transparent body, now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Synonyms:
Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack MorrisEsther Morriswilliam morrisrobert morrisgouverneur morris
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adjective
Designating or of an old folk dance formerly common in England, esp. on May Day, in which costumes were worn, often those associated with characters in the Robin Hood legends.
Webster's New World
proper name
1752-1816; Am. statesman & diplomat.
Webster's New World
1734-1806; Am. financier & patriot.
Webster's New World
1834-96; Eng. poet, artist, craftsman, & socialist.
Webster's New World
pronoun

An English and Scottish surname derived from the Norman given name Maurice.

Wiktionary

An Irish surname, anglicised from Ó Muirghis.

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A Welsh surname, anglicised from Meurig.

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A male given name, transferred from the surnames, or a spelling variant of Maurice.

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A town in Alabama.

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Other Word Forms of Morris

Noun

Singular:
morris
Plural:
morrises

Origin of Morris

  • Middle English moreys (daunce) morris (dance) from moreys Moorish from Old French morois from More Moor Moor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Morris, the surname of its discoverer.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Moorish.

    From Wiktionary

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