grampus began to consider Simpson an excellent fellow—that is, as one to meet at luncheon, not as a son-in-law.
From what I have seen of him at a distance, I should say that he was about the bigness of a grampus.
I had come to the same conclusion that grampus had; but I wished to confirm my own opinion by his.
I was more sorry at the thought of losing grampus than of anything else.
Towards evening grampus came up to me with a look of concern in his countenance.
She had scarcely gone, when Mr. grampus entered from his dinner-party.
Marmoset was fonder of riding than walking, so that grampus had enough to do; but he did not put himself much about.
He founds on the enormous comparative size of brain in the grampus!
At that point the explosions of an engine getting to work echoed sharply through the steel hull of the grampus.
Not that Simpson lacked social equality with the grampus family.
1590s, earlier graundepose (1520s), altered (by influence of grand) from Middle English graspeys (late 13c.), from Anglo-French grampais, from Old French graspois, craspois "whale, (salted) whale meat; blubber; seal," from Medieval Latin craspicis, literally "fat fish," from Latin crassus "thick" + piscis "fish." For specifics of usage in English, see OED.