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knell
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
the sound of a bell rung slowly — especially to announce death or a funeral

or:

announcing the demise or end of something
  • —What death-knell rings in it, that old Ahab shakes as if he were the belfry.
    Chapters 133-135 -- The Chase--First Day; The Chase--Second Day; The Chase--Third Day (55% in)

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