adj. The comparative degree of too much.

sb. moorVariants: mor, mwr, mwre, Etymology: Anglo-Saxon mór
sb. rootVariants: mooreEtymology: Anglo-Saxon mora (Voc. 135. 28, 29, 32); cp. Middle High German morâ, more
adj. and adv. comp. more, greater, elderVariants: mor, moare, mayr, mair, mære, mare, mar, marereEtymology: Anglo-Saxon mára —See Mo
sb. mulberry-treeVariants: mours, pl. Comb.: more-tre, mulberry-tree, moore-trees, pl. mur-berien, pl. mulberriesEtymology: Latin morus, mulberry-tree (Vulg.); cp. Greek μόρον, mulberry. Cf. Moolbery

more : Superlatives are often used, though improperly in a comparison of two. “He is the more promising pupil of the two”--not most. Certain scrupulously careful writers, as Augustine Birrell, will even write “the more part,” instead of the customary “the most part”; and this usage, though possibly pedantic, is in other respects to be commended.