"An order of knighthood in Portugal, instituted by Sancho, the first king of Portugal, in imitation of the order of Calatrava, and having, like it, for its object the subjection of the Moors." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Aviz

"An order of knighthood in Portugal, instituted by Sancho, the first king of Portugal, in imitation…

"Two boats moored to the bank of the river by ropes and stakes. In the cabin of one, a man inflicts the bastinado on a boatman. He appears to be one of the stewards of an estate, and is accompanied by his dog. In the other boat is a cow, and a net containing hay or chopped straw." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian boats

"Two boats moored to the bank of the river by ropes and stakes. In the cabin of one, a man inflicts…

"Mooring anchors are those which are places in harbours, for the convenience of vessels frequenting them. A large buoy is attached to the end of the mooring cable, and the ship is made fast to a ring-bolt fitted on the buoy. Mooring anchors are not limited by considerations of weight, as other anchors are, he only requirements being that they have sufficient holding power, and do not project above the ground, as any projection in the shallow waters in which they are usually placed would render ships liable to injury from grounding on them, and be dangerous to fishing-nets." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Buoy Mooring Block

"Mooring anchors are those which are places in harbours, for the convenience of vessels frequenting…

"Mooring anchors are those which are places in harbours, for the convenience of vessels frequenting them. A large buoy is attached to the end of the mooring cable, and the ship is made fast to a ring-bolt fitted on the buoy. Mooring anchors are not limited by considerations of weight, as other anchors are, he only requirements being that they have sufficient holding power, and do not project above the ground, as any projection in the shallow waters in which they are usually placed would render ships liable to injury from grounding on them, and be dangerous to fishing-nets." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Cast-iron Mooring Anchor

"Mooring anchors are those which are places in harbours, for the convenience of vessels frequenting…

"A small procumbent shrub, of the natural order Empetraceae, a native of the northern parts of the world, abundant in the moors of Scotland and the north of England. The order consists of a few heath-like shrubs, which, however, are regarded as having a botanical affinity to Euphorbiaceae, with small unisexual flowers in the axils of the leaves, the fruit a small berry seated in the persistent calyx. b, fruit cut open; c, flower." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crowberry

"A small procumbent shrub, of the natural order Empetraceae, a native of the northern parts of the world,…

HM Prison Dartmoor is located in Princetown, high on Dartmoor in the English county of Devon. Its high granite walls dominate this area of the moor.

Dartmoor Prison

HM Prison Dartmoor is located in Princetown, high on Dartmoor in the English county of Devon. Its high…

Also known as the waterhen, the moorhen lives around rivers and lakes, feeding on worms, insects, mollusca, and seeds.

Moorhen

Also known as the waterhen, the moorhen lives around rivers and lakes, feeding on worms, insects, mollusca,…

The invasion of Spain by the Moors.

Moors

The invasion of Spain by the Moors.

"Mushroom anchors, first proposed for ships, are now only used for moorings." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Mushroom Anchor

"Mushroom anchors, first proposed for ships, are now only used for moorings." — Encyclopedia Britanica,…