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adieu
used in Moby Dick

6 uses
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Definition
a farewell remark (an alternative to goodbye)
  • How plainly he's a fugitive! no baggage, not a hat-box, valise, or carpet-bag,—no friends accompany him to the wharf with their adieux.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (51% in)
  • Adieu, Sulphur Bottom!
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (57% in)
  • Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies!
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (0% in)
  • Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain!
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (0% in)
  • For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (71% in)
  • Adieu, Doubloon!
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (77% in)

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