Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Delphinidae — a type of gray dolphin.

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Examples

  • I called Grampus to me; he was of the same opinion.

    Hurricane Hurry

  • I called Grampus to me and asked him if he could advise anything.

    Hurricane Hurry

  • He’s producing an article on the Curbridge (note: not Curdridge) whale: a Risso’s dolphin Grampus griseus that swam up Botley Creek in 1932, got trapped, and was then caught in a net, dragged ashore, and bludgeoned to death.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • The name of the brig on which they embark is the Grampus, which is starting for a trading voyage in the

    A Strange Discovery

  • It was just then that the man whom the keeper had called Grampus came up.

    The Mahatma and the Hare

  • Red-faced Man whom Giles called Grampus behind his back and Squire to his face.

    The Mahatma and the Hare

  • "The Grampus -- the man, at least, whom _I_ call the Grampus, and who calls hisself Jo Bumpus."

    Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader

  • "The Grampus, -- the man, at least, whom _I_ call the Grampus, and who calls hisself Jo Bumpus."

    Gascoyne, The Sandal-Wood Trader A Tale of the Pacific

  • Rockets and I had both tried our hands at a shot, but without effect, so I sent him to the helm, and called Grampus forward, to see what he could do.

    Hurricane Hurry

  • "There was a woman in our aft-scuppers when I went a-whalin in the little 'Grampus' -- and Lord love you, Pumpo, you poor land-swab, she WAS as pretty a craft as ever dowsed

    Burlesques

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