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rotund
used in Moby Dick

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over weight or round in shape — especially of a person
  • In shape, he differs in some degree from the Huzza Porpoise, being of a less rotund and jolly girth; indeed, he is of quite a neat and gentleman-like figure.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (80% in)

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