Exmoor


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Ex·moor

 (ĕk′smo͝or′, -smôr′)
A moorland plateau of southwest England. It is a popular tourist area with notable prehistoric ruins.

Exmoor

(ˈɛksˌmʊə; -ˌmɔː)
n
1. (Placename) a high moorland in SW England, in W Somerset and N Devon: chiefly grazing ground for Exmoor ponies, sheep, and red deer
2. (Breeds) a small stocky breed of pony with a fawn-coloured nose, originally from Exmoor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Exmoor - horned sheep of DevonExmoor - horned sheep of Devon; valued for mutton
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
2.Exmoor - stocky breed of pony with a fawn-colored nose
pony - any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
References in classic literature ?
But that is not the point The point is that there really is something queer about Exmoor and his family; something quite natural, I dare say, but quite abnormal.
So we got on very well together; but the third man, the old gentleman in the tight pantaloons, seemed rather distant and haughty, until I slid into the subject of the Duke of Exmoor and his ancestry.
You don't seem," I said to the narrator, "to be very fond of the Exmoor pedigree.
That is an extraordinary old gentleman," I said to the other two; "do you happen to know what the Exmoor family has done to him?
I reaffirmed my ignorance, and there was another silence; then the little priest said, still looking at the table, "That is the Duke of Exmoor.
But Mull swears it is the solemn fact that the lawyer, after shaking his knotted fists in the air for an instant, simply ran from the room and never reappeared in the countryside; and since then Exmoor has been feared more for a warlock than even for a landlord and a magistrate.
And I learnt from the legal records and old newspapers that there was a lawsuit threatened, and at least begun, by one Green against the Duke of Exmoor.
They like that But you must know the Exmoors would never forgive this.
Wherever you go on Exmoor, you walk hand-in-hand with Lorna.
Stephen Butler, 29, of Yelverton Road, Tranmere, Stephen Baker, 37, of Overpool Road, Ellesmere Port, and Stephen Fowell, 29, of Exmoor Close, Pensby, pleaded not guilty.
One delegate asked why racism claims had not been made against similar policies pursued by the Lake District and Exmoor national parks.
EXMOOR could become the first National Park to introduce a policy on second homes, designed to halt their spread in local communities.