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nautical
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
  • In front is a leather rack, in which to keep your speaking trumpet, pipe, telescope, and other nautical conveniences.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (49% in)
  • This was the fourth time in my nautical life that I had done the same thing.
    Chapters 49-51 -- The Hyena; Ahab's Boat and Crew - Fedallah; The Spirit-Spout (21% in)
  • Besides, it was the stronger men in the Town-Ho that had been divided into gangs, taking turns at the pumps; and being the most athletic seaman of them all, Steelkilt had been regularly assigned captain of one of the gangs; consequently he should have been freed from any trivial business not connected with truly nautical duties, such being the case with his comrades.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (46% in)
  • It belongs to the pure nautical mathematics.
    Chapters 76-78 -- The Battering-Ram; The Great Heidelburgh Tun; Cistern and Buckets (32% in)

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