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delectable
used in Moby Dick

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extremely pleasing — especially to the sense of taste or to the eye
  • The casket of the skull is broken into with an axe, and the two plump, whitish lobes being withdrawn (precisely resembling two large puddings), they are then mixed with flour, and cooked into a most delectable mess, in flavor somewhat resembling calves' head, which is quite a dish among some epicures; and every one knows that some young bucks among the epicures, by continually dining upon calves' brains, by and by get to have a little brains of their own, so as to be able to tell a...
    Chapters 64-66 -- Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (77% in)

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