Whaling

Part of speech: noun

The industry of capturing whales.

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Usage examples "whaling":

  1. Deep- sea whaling, as it was called, to distinguish it from the shore fisheries, had begun long ago. - "American Merchant Ships and Sailors", Willis J. Abbot.
  2. Autumn brought back the whaling- ships. - "Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete", Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.
  3. Still the bearded white man did not come to Whaling, but every day brought fresh reports of the good fortune of the people of East Cape. - "The Blue Envelope", Roy J. Snell.