Definition of Moorhens

1. Noun. (plural of moorhen) ¹



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Definition of Moorhens

1. moorhen [n] - See also: moorhen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorhens

moorband
moorbird
moorbirds
moorcock
moorcocks
moored
mooreite
moorer
moorers
mooress
moorfowl
moorfowls
moorgame
moorhen
moorhens (current term)
moorhouseite
moorier
moories
mooriest
moorill
moorills
mooring
mooring anchor
mooring line
mooring mast
mooring tower
moorings
moorland
moorlands

Literary usage of Moorhens

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1. A Cotswold Village, Or, Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire by Joseph Arthur Gibbs (1899)
"... otter during his nocturnal rambles ; for sometimes one is awakened at night by a tremendous tumult among the wild duck and moorhens that haunt the pool. ..."

2. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... Peewit—Gran scarified by Rooks—Bareness at base of Book's bill— Infants— Young Asses— Young Elephants—Lofty flight of moorhens at night—Land-rail—Quail— ..."

3. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... Peewit — Grass scarified by Rooks — Bareness at base of Hook's bill— Infants— Young Asses— Young Elephants— Lofty flight of moorhens at night— Land-rail ..."

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