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legislature
used in Moby Dick

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a group made up of government representatives (usually elected) that has the power to create laws
  • But though no other nation has ever had any written whaling law, yet the American fishermen have been their own legislators and lawyers in this matter.
    Chapters 88-90 — Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (39% in)

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