Origin of whale oil
Examples from the Web for whale oil
On the 29th of April the Essex took the Montezuma, with a cargo of fourteen hundred barrels of whale-oil.Pike & Cutlass|George Gibbs
The refinery for whale-oil, lately established at Rouen, seems to be an object worthy of national attention.
The most general remedy is to wash trees or plants with a strong decoction of some offensive herb, or with whale-oil soapsuds.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
In order to judge of its importance, the different qualities of whale-oil must be noted.
On the left is the "Library," with a curious collection of whale-oil chandeliers.