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primeval
used in Moby Dick

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ancient (of or from a long time ago); or having existed from ancient times
  • A most imperial and archangelical apparition of that unfallen, western world, which to the eyes of the old trappers and hunters revived the glories of those primeval times when Adam walked majestic as a god, bluff-browed and fearless as this mighty steed.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (77% in)

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