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brigand
used in Moby Dick

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an armed thief — especially a member of a band that resides in the countryside
  • Sometimes these tufts impart a rather brigandish expression to his otherwise solemn countenance.
    Chapters 73-75 — Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; The Sperm Whale's Head, The Right Whale's Head (90% in)
  • The brigandish guise which the Canaller so proudly sports; his slouched and gaily-ribboned hat betoken his grand features.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (57% in)

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