moss-trooping
adjective see moss-trooper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • moss-trooping — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having the characteristics of or suggesting the practices of moss troopers …   Useful english dictionary

  • moss-trooper — noun Date: 1645 1. one of a class of 17th century raiders in the marshy border country between England and Scotland 2. pirate • moss trooping adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mosstrooping — mossˈtrooping noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stark — (st[aum]rk), a. [Compar. {Starker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Starkest}.] [OE. stark stiff, strong, AS. stearc; akin to OS. starc strong, D. sterk, OHG. starc, starah, G. & Sw. stark, Dan. st[ae]rk, Icel. sterkr, Goth. gasta[ u]rknan to become dried up,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Starker — Stark Stark (st[aum]rk), a. [Compar. {Starker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Starkest}.] [OE. stark stiff, strong, AS. stearc; akin to OS. starc strong, D. sterk, OHG. starc, starah, G. & Sw. stark, Dan. st[ae]rk, Icel. sterkr, Goth. gasta[ u]rknan to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Starkest — Stark Stark (st[aum]rk), a. [Compar. {Starker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Starkest}.] [OE. stark stiff, strong, AS. stearc; akin to OS. starc strong, D. sterk, OHG. starc, starah, G. & Sw. stark, Dan. st[ae]rk, Icel. sterkr, Goth. gasta[ u]rknan to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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