black whale


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black whale

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(Animals) another name for pilot whale
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Noun1.black whale - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United Statesblack whale - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
2.black whale - large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oilblack whale - large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris
toothed whale - any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
genus Physeter, Physeter - type genus of the Physeteridae
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This year's competitors include The Black Whale Bar & Fish House, Lefty's Tavern, Stockton Seaview, Shore Fire Grille, Southern Smoke and returning Red Champion Stefano's Restaurant; White chowder champion Howard's Restaurant will be defending against Chicken or the Egg, Country Kettle Chowda, TGIFriday's Manahawkin, Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern, Sea Oaks Country Club, Pinzimino Trattoria, The Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, and Wally's.
Spanning the floor of an entire gallery like a great black whale, this site-specific work stretched to the room's edges as if wishing to expand beyond them.
Sue Stauffacher has also written two other books for children, The Angel and Other Stories, a collection of folk tales, and S'gana, the Black Whale, about a 12-year-old boy and a killer whale.
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