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whaleman

(ˈweɪlmən)
n, pl -men
(Fishing) another name for whaler1
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The gallant Perseus, a son of Jupiter, was the first whaleman; and to the eternal honor of our calling be it said, that the first whale attacked by our brotherhood was not killed with any sordid intent.
'I shall ere long,' Ishmael promises midway through the novel, 'paint to you as well as one can without canvas, something like the true form of the whale as he actually appears to the eye of the whaleman.' But declaring this objective also allows Ishmael (and Melville) to dwell on the rarity of accurate depictions of whales.
Nantucket whaleman Owen Chase is not at home for the birth of most of his children, including his firstborn, Phebe Ann.
(158.) Clifford Ashley, THE YANKEE WHALER 2329 (1938); Elmo Paul Hohman, THE AMERICAN WHALEMAN: A STUDY OF LIFE AND LABOR IN THE WHALING INDUSTRY 5-22 (1928).
"Why not?" said I; "every true whaleman sleeps with his harpoon--but why not!" "Because it's dangerous," says she.
The ''Nashville'' star is active with the Whaleman Foundation, an oceanic research and conservation group.
The Whaleman Foundation spokeswoman reportedly uses the stairs and attends Bikram yoga classes in order to stay in shape.
Jude's Children's Hospital), Bailee Madison (Alex's Lemonade Stand), Hayden Panettiere (Whaleman Foundation), Chloe Moretz (Film Foundation) and Rico Rodriguez (Camp Ronald McDonald).
The details of the study of the anatomy and physiology of breathing are a central part of the studies of the whaleman turned biologist.
According to Neutrogena, 68% of the funds will go to the Women's Global Education Project, a charity that supports education; 23% to the Lambi Fund of Haiti, a charity that provides disaster relief; and 9% to the Whaleman Foundation, a charity that works to protect the environment.
Known as the "Whaleman", he captures these giants of the deep on camera from a tiny kayak he paddles off Alaska.
The author of a book on place names of San Mateo county placed the site of the shore station at Whaleman's Harbor just outside the northern end of Half Moon Bay and quoted the 1862 Coast Pilot as indicating that about 1,000 bbl of "humpback oil" had been secured at this station in autumn 1861 (Brown, 1975; cited in Bertao, 2006:138).