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morsel
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a very small quantity — usually of food
  • "And you have lived in this world hard upon one hundred years, cook, and don't know yet how to cook a whale-steak?" rapidly bolting another mouthful at the last word, so that morsel seemed a continuation of the question.
    Chapters 64-66 -- Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (49% in)
  • "Cook," said Stubb, rapidly lifting a rather reddish morsel to his mouth, "don't you think this steak is rather overdone?
    Chapters 64-66 -- Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (32% in)

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