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ligament
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages
  • Here, on this wild outskirt of the earth, I shall pitch my tent; for, elsewhere a wanderer, and isolated from human interests, I find here a woman, a man, a child, amongst whom and myself there exist the closest ligaments.
    Chapter 4 -- The Interview (88% in)

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