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epitome
used in Moby Dick

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  • That, now, is what old Bowditch in his Epitome calls the zodiac, and what my almanac below calls ditto.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (65% in)

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