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palate
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
upper surface of the mouth

(Do not confuse this with the similarly spelled words with the same pronunciation—pallet and pallete.)
  • "One time I asked her to have a chew and she said no thanks, that— chewing gum cleaved to her palate and rendered her speechless," said Jem carefully.
    p. 82.7
palate = the upper surface of the mouth
There are no more uses of "palate" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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