Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of narwhale.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Tim O'Shea: One has to appreciate the disclaimer that greets you on the first page of the 2009 FLUKE Anthology, about two or three sentences after some standard legal disclaimer, you get Submissions drawn by crawdads, Tuscan raiders, snipes, Ferengi, narwhales or any other fantastical or fictional creatures are not eligible for inclusion in the FLUKE Anthology.

    What Are You Reading? | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • Modern toothed whales have no true lips anymore, but still their teeth aren´t visible when they close their jaws except oddballs like ganges river dolphins and males of narwhales and some beaked whales.

    Maiacetus, Part 2

  • They would get the training they want, we would get the data we want, and it would be win-win for everybody but the narwhales.

    Rabett Run

  • Greenland whale, and three or four delicate miniatures of narwhales and porpoises, treats us to a series of classical engravings of boat hooks, chopping knives, and grapnels; and with the microscopic diligence of a Leuwenhoeck submits to the inspection of a shivering world ninety-six fac-similes of magnified Arctic snow crystals.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Four “unicorn horns” in truth, from narwhales, greatly valued in the Middle Ages for their rareness and magical properties, stood at the corners of the buffet.

    Savoring The Past

  • Four “unicorn horns” in truth, from narwhales, greatly valued in the Middle Ages for their rareness and magical properties, stood at the corners of the buffet.

    Savoring The Past

  • The King sighed, beaten, and listened to Vexley expound about ambergris and sperm whales and toothed whales and white whales and goose-beaked whales and pygmy whales and beaked whales and narwhales and killer whales and humpback whales and bottle-nosed whales and whalebone whales and gray whales and right whales and finally bowhead whales.

    King Rat

  • Even Scoresby, the justly renowned Right whaleman, after giving us a stiff full length of the Greenland whale, and three or four delicate miniatures of narwhales and porpoises, treats us to a series of classical engravings of boat hooks, chopping knives, and grapnels; and with the microscopic diligence of a Leuwenhoeck submits to the inspection of a shivering world ninety-six fac-similes of magnified Arctic snow crystals.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Even Scoresby, the justly renowned Right whaleman, after giving us a stiff full length of the Greenland whale, and three or four delicate miniatures of narwhales and porpoises, treats us to a series of classical engravings of boat hooks, chopping knives, and grapnels; and with the microscopic diligence of a Leuwenhoeck submits to the inspection of a shivering world ninety-six fac-similes of magnified Arctic snow crystals.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • The ice slackening a little formed what are called "holes of water," and in these we soon observed a shoal of narwhales, or unicorn fish, to be blowing and enjoying themselves.

    Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal; or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years 1850-51

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