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conclave
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
a confidential or secret meeting
  • In the midst of this Round Table of beggary, Clopin Trouillefou,—as the doge of this senate, as the king of this peerage, as the pope of this conclave,— dominated; first by virtue of the height of his hogshead, and next by virtue of an indescribable, haughty, fierce, and formidable air, which caused his eyes to flash, and corrected in his savage profile the bestial type of the race of vagabonds.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (60% in)
  • In the centre of the conclave of the passed masters of pickpockets, one had some difficulty in distinguishing the King of Argot, the grand coësre, so called, crouching in a little cart drawn by two big dogs.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (69% in)

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