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idiom
used in Moby Dick

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a way of putting things that is characteristic of a specific group of people
  • So that there are instances among them of men, who, named with Scripture names—a singularly common fashion on the island—and in childhood naturally imbibing the stately dramatic thee and thou of the Quaker idiom; still, from the audacious, daring, and boundless adventure of their subsequent lives, strangely blend with these unoutgrown peculiarities, a thousand bold dashes of character, not unworthy a Scandinavian sea-king, or a poetical Pagan Roman.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (26% in)

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