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statutory law
used in Moby Dick

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law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent) — this is also one of the senses of the term, civil law
  • By old English statutory law, the whale is declared "a royal fish.
    Chapters 22-24 — Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (93% in)

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