Whale shot

the name formerly given to spermaceti.

See also: Whale

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James Whale shot to fame in the 1930s for directing horror classics Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and The Bride of Frankenstein.
She added: "The whale shot up in the air, grabbed the trainer around the waist and began thrashing her around." Husband Gary added: "He dragged her underneath the water and wouldn't let her come up."
A large whale shot up out of the water, rolled over in midair, and came down with a resounding splash less than 20 yards from the shore.