Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a sucking whale under one year old; when near that age, it is very fat and yields above thirty barrels of blubber.
- n. nautical, archaic A sucking whale less than one year old.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A sucking whale less than one year old; -- so called by sailors.
- short + head (Wiktionary)
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