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stature
used in Moby Dick

2 uses
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Definition
a person's height

or:

a high level of respect gained by impressive achievement
  • His voice at once announced that he was a Southerner, and from his fine stature, I thought he must be one of those tall mountaineers from the Alleghanian Ridge in Virginia.
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (58% in)
  • Relieved against the ghostly light, the gigantic jet negro, Daggoo, loomed up to thrice his real stature, and seemed the black cloud from which the thunder had come.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (59% in)

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