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profess
used in Moby Dick

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to claim (openly state) — sometimes insincerely
  • —Of this whale little is precisely known to the Nantucketer, and nothing at all to the professed naturalist.
    Chapters 31-33 — Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (70% in)

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