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plummet
used in Moby Dick

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fall or decrease suddenly
  • Yet even then beyond the reach of any plummet—'out of the belly of hell'—when the whale grounded upon the ocean's utmost bones, even then, God heard the engulphed, repenting prophet when he cried.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (91% in)

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