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niche
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
a smaller market within a larger market — such as the market for scissors designed for people who are left-handed

or:

a role for which someone is especially well-suited

or:

a shallow recess, cranny or crevice
  • In me the caresser of life wherever moving, backward as well as forward sluing, To niches aside and junior bending, not a person or object missing, Absorbing all to myself and for this song.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (18% in)
  • All parts away for the progress of souls, All religion, all solid things, arts, governments—all that was or is apparent upon this globe or any globe, falls into niches and corners before the procession of souls along the grand roads of the universe.
    Book 7 — Song of the Open Road (81% in)

There are no more uses of "niche" in Leaves of Grass.

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