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advocate
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a lawyer or officer of the court in some jurisdictions in Europe, colonial America, and the military
  • CHAPTER 24 — The Advocate.
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (54% in)
advocate = lawyer in colonial America
  • But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not unreasonable surmise, which might tell eloquently upon his cause—such an advocate, would he not be blameworthy?
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (1% in)
  • advocate = lawyer in colonial America
  • But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not unreasonable surmise, which might tell eloquently upon his cause—such an advocate, would he not be blameworthy?
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (1% in)
advocate = lawyer in colonial America
There are no more uses of "advocate" in Moby Dick.

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