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venison
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
meat from a deer used as food
  • It tasted something as I should conceive a royal cutlet from the thigh of Louis le Gros might have tasted, supposing him to have been killed the first day after the venison season, and that particular venison season contemporary with an unusually fine vintage of the vineyards of Champagne.
    Chapters 94-96 — A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (23% in)
  • It tasted something as I should conceive a royal cutlet from the thigh of Louis le Gros might have tasted, supposing him to have been killed the first day after the venison season, and that particular venison season contemporary with an unusually fine vintage of the vineyards of Champagne.
    Chapters 94-96 — A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (23% in)

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