Definitions of morris

  1. United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. English poet and craftsman (1834-1896) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. A dance formerly common in England, often performed in pagenats, processions, and May games. The dancers, grotesquely dressed and ornamented, took the parts of Robin Hood, Maidmarian, and other fictious characters. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An old game played with counters, or men, which are placed angles of a figure drawn on a board or on the ground; also, the board or ground on which the game is played. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body. It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A lively dance; a game. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. An old-fashioned rustic dance in England. morrice. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A Moorish dance; a dance in imitation of the Moors, usually performed with castanets, tambours, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for morris

  1. I have never seen them published anywhere except in the Society's reports, but they make good and instructive reading, and here they are in the order in which I gave the houses they built, beginning with the one on East Broadway: Miss Catharine L. Wolfe, Mrs. Robert L. Stuart, John Jacob Astor, Morris K. Jesup. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  2. Morris you must not go! – Washington Square by Henry James