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Definition for whales (2 of 3)
noun, plural whales, (especially collectively) whale.
verb (used without object), whaled, whal·ing.
Origin of whale1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH whalewail whale
Definition for whales (3 of 3)
verb, whaled, whal·ing,
Origin of whale2
Example sentences from the Web for whales
According to the activists, at least one of the whales is female and goes by the name “Narnia.”Activists: Moscow Sea Park Is ‘Torturing’ Its Orca Whales|Anna Nemtsova|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this in turn affects the fish, whales, dolphins, turtles, dugongs and seabirds that live within the Reef.Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping|Kirsten Alexander|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From whales to ships to unlucky explorers, the Skeleton Coast has become the graveyard of many.
But which mammals are their closest relatives, and when did whales enter the seas?How Long Is a Year? Is the Earth Slowing Down? And Other Questions About Time|Neil Shubin|January 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the TARP did not just feed the whales of the American banking system.
The Whales include the most gigantic of all the orders of vertebrated animals.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
To a dialectician of any parts the fatal association of whales and Wales would be child's play.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
Whales, all of ninety feet in length, stayed about the ship several days at a time.
There are great and wonderful works: a variety of beasts, and of all living things, and the monstrous creatures of whales.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Is it another joke, like the whales with iron skins, or the spy?British Secret Service During the Great War|Nicholas Everitt