Mored vs Mured - What's the difference?

mored | mured |

As verbs the difference between mored and mured

is that mored is (more) while mured is (mure).




  • (more)

  • more


    (wikipedia more)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) more, from (etyl) .


    (en determiner)
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  • (senseid)
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  • To a greater degree or extent.
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  • * , Bk.XV, Ch.II:
  • Than was there pees betwyxte thys erle and thys Aguaurs, and grete surete that the erle sholde never warre agaynste hym more .
  • (senseid) Used alone to form the comparative form of adjectives and adverbs.
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  • Derived terms
    * more or less * more so * less is more

    See also

    * most

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) more, ). More at (l).


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) a carrot; a parsnip.
  • (dialectal) a root; stock.
  • A plant.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) moren, from the noun. See above.


  • To root up.
  • Statistics





  • (mure)

  • mure



    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) wall
  • (Shakespeare)
    No, no; he cannot long hold out these pangs.
    Th' incessant care and labour of his mind
    Hath wrought the mure that should confine it in
  • :— Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part II, [IV, 4], line 2870
  • (obsolete) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh
  • References

    * Meaning "Husks of fruit": 1949', John Dover Wilson (compiler), ' Life in Shakespeare's England. A Book of Elizabethan Prose , Cambridge at the University Press. 1st ed. 1911, 2nd ed. 1913, 8th reprint. In Glossary and Notes. From Wright's Dialect Dict.


  • (obsolete) mural (as a postmodifier)
  • Verb

  • (obsolete) to wall in or fortify
  • (obsolete) To enclose or imprison within walls.
  • (Spenser)
    The five kings are mured in a cave. — John. x. (Heading).


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