An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
n. (ME. mor, fr. OE mor; akin MD. moer, mire, swamp) chiefly British: an extensive area of open rolling infertile land consisting of sand, rock, or peat usually covered with heather, bracken, coarse grass and sphagnum moss; a boggy area of wasteland usually dominated by grasses and sedges growing in a thick layer of peat.
open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
a boggy expanse of rolling land that is unfriendly to crops and of little commercial use
a broad tract of open land, often high but poorly drained, with patches of heath and peat bogs
a large, rolling expanse of swampy, infertile, and wild land
an area of open and usually high land with poor soil that is covered mainly with grass and heather
a wild open, often raised area, covered with heather, rough grass, or how bushes and is not farmed because of its bad soil
A tract of unenclosed ground, usually covered with heather, coarse grass, bracken, and moss.
blinding snow. See also Old Norse mor, a swarm, atom ; Mod. Isl. mor, dust; Norse myrra, a fog, and myreu, granulous - applied to snow.
Open ground, usually coarse grass, heather and bracken.
tract of wild upland covered in heather