whaling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whala \Whala\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whaled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Whaling.] [Cf. Wale. ]
   To lash with stripes; to wale; to thrash; to drub. [Prov.
   Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] --Halliwell. Bartlett.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whaling \Whal"ing\, n.
   The hunting of whales.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whaling \Whal"ing\, a.
   Pertaining to, or employed in, the pursuit of whales; as, a
   whaling voyage; a whaling vessel.
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