[hweyl-muh n, weyl-]
- a person whose occupation is whaling; whaler.
Origin of whaleman
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Examples from the Web for whaleman
But the whaleman, as he seeks the food of light, so he lives in light.
And if ever I go where Pliny is, I, a whaleman (more than he was), will make bold to tell him so.
They put him down among the sailors, and made a whaleman of him.
It was at this moment that I came as close to death as ever whaleman experienced.Swept Out to Sea
W. Bertram Foster
The scenes in a whaleman's life are varied and very stirring.Fighting the Whales
R. M. Ballantyne