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epoch
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
a significant period of time
The exact meaning of epoch depends upon its context. For example:
  • "an epoch of scientific discovery" — an historical period
  • "during the Late Jurassic epoch" — a unit of geological time smaller than a period and larger than an age
  • "the epoch moment of the photo" — the time of an astronomical measurement
  • The circumstances leading to the change in Mr. Covey's course toward me form an epoch in my humble history.
    Chapter 10 (19% in)

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