What does the word grampus mean?

Usage examples for grampus

  1. Old Bausi, panting like a grampus, plunged in with his remaining Mazitu and the combatants became so confused in the dark gloom of the overhanging smoke that I could scarcely tell one from the other. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  2. A still more interesting sight was that of a great grampus, which rose close to the ship, exposing his body as he leapt through a wave. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  3. The colour is dark slaty- blue above, almost black, a little paler below, without any streaks or marks, such as in O. fluminalis and Risso's grampus. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
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