- a person or vessel employed in whaling.
Origin of whaler
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There was also an Englishman who worked his passage, having been the cooper of a whaler that was wrecked.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Well, if the Forward were only a whaler, I believe we should have some sport.
The next day (September 10) they are picked up by the Danish whaler.
They had to await the uncertain passage of a whaler, and how many days yet?
He was wrecked on the Peruvian coast and became a beachcomber, and then got a berth in a whaler.The Frozen Pirate
W. Clark Russell