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kindred
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
similar or related in quality or character

or:

closely related — such as family or things with shared origin
  • The report of his undeniable delirium at sea was likewise popularly ascribed to a kindred cause.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (54% in)
  • Yes, here were a set of sea-dogs, many of whom without the slightest bashfulness had boarded great whales on the high seas—entire strangers to them—and duelled them dead without winking; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table—all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes—looking round as sheepishly at each other as though they had never been out of sight of some sheepfold among the Green Mountains.
    Chapters 4-6 -- The Counter-Pane; Breakfast; The Street (67% in)
  • But if the doctrine of Fast-Fish be pretty generally applicable, the kindred doctrine of Loose-Fish is still more widely so.
    Chapters 88-90 -- Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (68% in)
  • The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (81% in)
  • Now, as the lightning rod to a spire on shore is intended to carry off the perilous fluid into the soil; so the kindred rod which at sea some ships carry to each mast, is intended to conduct it into the water.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (46% in)

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