Moby-Dick: Loitering


  1. standing around doing nothing
  2. wasting time

The word loitering appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 4 > Sentence 3:

Nothing will content them but the extremest limit of the land; loitering under the shady lee of yonder warehouses will not suffice.

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Herman Melville
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