Etymology
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moray (n.)

"tropical eel-like fish," 1620s, from Portuguese moreia, from Latin muraena "sea eel, lamprey," from Greek smyraina, from smyros "sea eel."

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hoss (n.)

1809, representing dialectal variant pronunciation of horse (n.). Jamieson ("Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language," 1808) notes hoss for horse as a peculiarity of the inhabitants of Moray. Also compare bass/barse, bust/burst, etc.

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Dallas 

city in Texas, U.S., settled 1841, named 1846 for George M. Dallas (1792-1864), U.S. vice president under Polk (1845-49). The family name (13c.) is from the barony of Dallas (Moray) or means "dweller at the house in the dale."

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