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An example use of moat in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… a 10-foot moat inches from the property …”
A moat is a ditch, usually filled with water, that surrounds a castle, fortress, or other fortified building.
the word moat occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.