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insurgent
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • Fearing in his heart lest this might prove but too true, the captain a little desisted, but still commanded the insurgents instantly to return to their duty.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (62% in)
  • All night a wide-awake watch was kept by all the officers, forward and aft, especially about the forecastle scuttle and fore hatchway; at which last place it was feared the insurgents might emerge, after breaking through the bulkhead below.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (67% in)

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