Examples from the Web for nantucket
His great grandfather sailed from Cape Verde and was involved in the whaling industry of Nantucket Island, Mass.
But colorful versions of Nantucket Reds are, politically, a risky choice.Anthony Weiner Is Now Wearing Colorful Pants on the Mayoral Campaign Trail|Isabel Wilkinson|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Nantucket emergency preparedness council is meeting after hours.Hurricane Season Is Starting, and Projections Are Higher Than Average|Eliza Shapiro|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a devastating ad, footage of Kerry riding the breeze of Nantucket was juxtaposed with hits on his alleged “flip-flopping.”Santorum’s Audi and Other Political Transportation Follies|Ben Jacobs|February 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mark Madoff lived a high-end lifestyle with homes in Manhattan, Nantucket, and Greenwich, Connecticut.
Before showing that picture to any Nantucketer, you had best provide for your summary retreat from Nantucket.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
With a cheer, the men of the crew—picked oarsmen and ex-whalemen they were—Nantucket and New Bedford fellows—jumped to the side.Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812|James Barnes
Nantucket—Further at sea, a two and a half hours' steamboat ride from Woods Hole.
She was loaded with 587 butts whale oil, belonged to the island of Nantucket, and was manned wholly with American seamen.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
My father was a respectable trader in sea-stores at Nantucket, where I was born.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
British Dictionary definitions for nantucket
Word Origin and History for nantucket
island off Massachusetts, early forms include Natocke, Nantican, Nautican; from an obscure southern New England Algonquian word, perhaps meaning "in the middle of waters." Related: Nantucketer.