Scott does not come off as a conventionally conceived gigglebox made of blubber.
Sometimes he wants to borrow a flint, or blubber, or something else.
The implements with which blubber is "made off," or cut for stowing away.
Both the blubber and entrails are deposited in a119 place together, especially prepared for the purpose.
To strip the fat off a flayed seal, or the blubber from a whale.
Matters were getting bad after one boat had been burned and there was no blubber left for cooking.
All round the sea swarms with sharks attracted by the oil and blubber.
Then into the hollow goes the whalebone, so, tightly coiled, and another piece of blubber is fitted over the whale-bone.
The blubber is then, you see, minced up, and pitched into the pots with long forks.
No sooner was the last of the blubber lowered into the hold than the hatches were put on and the head hauled up alongside.
late 14c., blober "a bubble, bubbling water; foaming waves," probably echoic of bubbling water. Original notion of "bubbling, foaming" survives in the figurative verbal meaning "to weep, cry" (c.1400). Meaning "whale fat" first attested 1660s; earlier it was used in reference to jellyfish (c.1600) and of whale oil (mid-15c.). As an adjective from 1660s.
late 14c., "to seethe, bubble," from blubber (n.). Meaning "to cry, to overflow with weeping" is from c.1400. Related: Blubbered; blubbering.
Fat; avoirdupois (1700s+)
To weep; snivel (1300s+)