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ballast
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
something that helps to stabilize — especially heavy material in the bottom of an empty ship
  • My ties and ballasts leave me, my elbows rest in sea-gaps, I skirt sierras, my palms cover continents, I am afoot with my vision.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (53% in)

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