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covenant
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a binding agreement
  • Will he the (leviathan) make a covenant with thee?
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (24% in)
  • But here be it premised, that owing to the unwearied activity with which of late they have been hunted over all four oceans, the Sperm Whales, instead of almost invariably sailing in small detached companies, as in former times, are now frequently met with in extensive herds, sometimes embracing so great a multitude, that it would almost seem as if numerous nations of them had sworn solemn league and covenant for mutual assistance and protection.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (56% in)

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