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tether
used in Moby Dick

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to tie so as to limit the boundaries of movement; or the rope or other material used to do the tying
  • As when the stricken whale, that from the tub has reeled out hundreds of fathoms of rope; as, after deep sounding, he floats up again, and shows the slackened curling line buoyantly rising and spiralling towards the air; so now, Starbuck saw long coils of the umbilical cord of Madame Leviathan, by which the young cub seemed still tethered to its dam.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (87% in)

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