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exhume
used in Moby Dick

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to unbury a corpse — typically for medical investigation or reburial elsewhere
  • Of all the pre-adamite whales yet exhumed, by far the largest is the Alabama one mentioned in the last chapter, and that was less than seventy feet in length in the skeleton.
    Chapters 103-105 -- Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (63% in)

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