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Unformatted text preview: that lexicon which is based on Holy Writ a book that defines and explains scripture. thews of Billy Billy's physical strength, as opposed to Claggart's more cerebral powers. under the lee of the booms sheltered by the supports at the bottom of the sails. understrapper a subordinate. ursine bear-like. the waist the middle portion of the ship. warrant officers naval officers of the middle rank, between commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers, who rose from the lowest rank. was keeping incog was keeping his past a secret. waxing merry with his tipple becoming happily intoxicated. welkin-eyed having eyes as blue as the sky. Wellington the famed soldier who brought about Napoleon's downfall at Waterloo. the wind in the cordage the sound of the wind passing through the ropes....
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