Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of harpooneer.

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Examples

  • To be short, among whalemen, the harpooneers are the holders, so called.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • To be short, among whalemen, the harpooneers are the holders, so called.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • To be short, among whalemen, the harpooneers are the holders, so called.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • To be short, among whalemen, the harpooneers are the holders, so called.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Like dislodged trucks, the heads of the harpooneers aloft shook on their bull-like necks.

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  • The Pequod was a true meritocracy where the aristocrats of the crew, with the largest shares in the profits, were the three harpooneers—an African, a Native American, and a tattooed South Sea Islander.

    The Whale Warriors

  • He had been harassed for days by Greenpeace; their Zodiacs swarmed his killer boats, his harpooneers had shot whales right over their heads.

    The Whale Warriors

  • The Pequod was a true meritocracy where the aristocrats of the crew, with the largest shares in the profits, were the three harpooneers—an African, a Native American, and a tattooed South Sea Islander.

    The Whale Warriors

  • He had been harassed for days by Greenpeace; their Zodiacs swarmed his killer boats, his harpooneers had shot whales right over their heads.

    The Whale Warriors

  • One of the attending harpooneers now advances with a long, keen weapon called a boarding-sword, and watching his chance he dexterously slices out a considerable hole in the lower part of the swaying mass.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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