Words nearby narwhal
Origin of narwhal
OTHER WORDS FROM narwhalnar·whal·i·an [nahr-hwey-lee-uh n, -wey-, -wol-ee-] /nɑrˈʰweɪ li ən, -ˈweɪ-, -ˈwɒl i-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for narwhal
As it was, the mad upward rush of the narwhal missed its aim.
There is little doubt that most of the horn used medicinally, was that obtained from the narwhal or sea unicorn.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy|Charles John Samuel Thompson
Petersen saw and fired a shot into a narwhal, which brought the blubber out.In the Arctic Seas|Francis Leopold McClintock
With mad thrashings the narwhal struggled to break loose, but in vain.
The foreshaft is generally made of reindeer-horn or else of narwhal tusk.Eskimo Life|Fridtjof Nansen