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An English folk dance in which a story is enacted by costumed dancers.
[Middle English moreys (daunce), morris (dance), from moreys, Moorish, from Old French morois, from More, Moor; see Moor.]
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(Biography) William. 1834–96, English poet, designer, craftsman, and socialist writer. He founded the Kelmscott Press (1890)
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Mor•ris(ˈmɔr ɪs, ˈmɒr-)
1. Gouv•er•neur (ˌgʌv ərˈnɪər) 1752–1816, U.S. statesman.
2. Robert, 1734–1806, U.S. financier and statesman, born in England.
3. William, 1834–96, English artist, poet, and writer.
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Morrisa group of morris dancers, collectively, 1500.
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|Noun||1.||Morris - United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)|
|2.||Morris - English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)|
|3.||Morris - leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)|
|4.||Morris - United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)|
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