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Definition of Morris

Morris

  1. A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
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