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excursion
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • Besides, it was very convenient on an excursion; much better than those garden-chairs which are convertible into walking-sticks; upon occasion, a chief calling his attendant, and desiring him to make a settee of himself under a spreading tree, perhaps in some damp marshy place.
    Chapters 19-21 -- The Prophet; All Astir; Going Aboard (90% in)

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