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delegate
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
  • It will readily be seen that in this case the alleged right of the Duke to the whale was a delegated one from the Sovereign.
    Chapters 88-90 -- Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (92% in)

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