Whale shot - definition of Whale shot by The Free Dictionary
|the name formerly given to spermaceti.|
See also: Whale
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.