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canon
used in Babbitt

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a canonical requirement
Definition
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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