used in Babbitt
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a canonical requirement
an official or established rule or principle; or a collection of such rules or principles (often in reference to rules or principles of a church)
- The drinking of the cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing.
Chapter 8 (50% in)
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- Babbitt was again without a canon which would enable him to speak with authority.
Chapter 6 (52% in)
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