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A post on a dock or shore, around which a rope is thrown to check the motion of a vessel.

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    A part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms, squalls, and light, baffling winds, which sometimes prevent all progress for weeks; -- so called by sailors. To be in the doldrums, to be in a state of listlessness ennui, or tedium.


    The eclipse of a star or planet by the Moon or another planet.


    Fear of rain

    Altostratus cloud

    Grayish or bluish layer of clouds that can obscure the Sun.


    From the Latin word novem, "nine," because this had been the ninth month of the early Roman calendar.


    1 hogshead=63 gallons


    Fear of sun/sunshine

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