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belated
used in Moby Dick

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after the expected or usual time
  • Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn.
    Chapters 112-114 -- The Blacksmith; The Forge; The Gilder (9% in)

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