whaler

Part of speech: noun

A person or a vessel engaged in whaling.

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Usage examples "whaler":

  1. When they had finished, the Newfoundlander, a tall, tough, red- faced whaler, drank again from his flask and strode to the shore. - "The Eternal Maiden", T. Everett Harré.
  2. Between three and four years before our visit, the Confederate steamer Alabama had stopped at Johanna, and, so at least our friends told us, Semmes had promised them a Yankee whaler or two. - "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.
  3. " Whaler, sir, and been here for three or four years," replied the man. - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.