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mutiny
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
open rebellion against authority — especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers
  • In other words, you fear a mutiny.
    Chapter 9 — Powder and Arms (59% in)
  • I never heard of a crew that meant to mutiny but what showed signs before, for any man that had an eye in his head to see the mischief and take steps according.
    Chapter 12 — Council of War (75% in)
  • Mutiny, it was plain, hung over us like a thunder-cloud.
    Chapter 13 — How My Shore Adventure Began (51% in)
  • The planks, which had not been swabbed since the mutiny, bore the print of many feet, and an empty bottle, broken by the neck, tumbled to and fro like a live thing in the scuppers.
    Chapter 25 — I Strike the Jolly Roger (7% in)
  • Certainly, since the mutiny began, not a man of them could ever have been sober.
    Chapter 25 — I Strike the Jolly Roger (46% in)
  • It went to all our hearts, I think, to leave them in that wretched state; but we could not risk another mutiny; and to take them home for the gibbet would have been a cruel sort of kindness.
    Chapter 34 — And Last (53% in)

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