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similitude
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
similarity in appearance, character or nature
  • Thus, the sperm whale and the humpbacked whale, each has a hump; but there the similitude ceases.
    Chapters 31-33 — Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (50% in)
  • Then, this same humpbacked whale and the Greenland whale, each of these has baleen; but there again the similitude ceases.
    Chapters 31-33 — Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (50% in)
  • * *Though all comparison in the way of general bulk between the whale and the elephant is preposterous, inasmuch as in that particular the elephant stands in much the same respect to the whale that a dog does to the elephant; nevertheless, there are not wanting some points of curious similitude; among these is the spout.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (42% in)

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