cachalot

IPA: kˈæʃʌɫˈɑt

noun

  • The sperm whale.

Examples of "cachalot" in Sentences

  • Just got back from a week at Cachalot this morning.
  • Camp Cachalot remains open as the only council owned camp.
  • Camp Cachalot remains open as the only council owned camp property.
  • After being moved to Cachalot, a fireplace and a smaller back room was added.
  • The cachalot is a disagreeable creature, more tadpole than fish, according to
  • The cachalot is a disagreeable creature, more tadpole than fish, according to Fredol's description.
  • No one could better describe the macrocephalous cachalot, which is sometimes more than seventy-five feet long.
  • Having in our turn described to him our adventure with the cachalot whale, I asked him if he knew of a suitable spot for the anchorage of the yacht.
  • The Abraham Lincoln checked its speed and made for the animal signalled, a simple whale, or common cachalot, which soon disappeared amidst a storm of abuse.
  • The mystery was explained; for, as the great beast emerged yet further from the water, I recognized, from its enormous size and great length of head, the cachalot whale.
  • But as perhaps fifty of these whale-bone whales are harpooned for one cachalot, some philosophers of the forecastle have concluded that this positive havoc has already very seriously diminished their battalions.
  • There are three kinds of whale; the Greenland, called by the sailors the right whale, as being most highly prized by them; the great northern rorqual, called by fishers the razor-back or finner, and the cachalot or spermaciti whale.
  • One cachalot killed, it ran at the next, tacked on the spot that it might not miss its prey, going forwards and backwards, answering to its helm, plunging when the cetacean dived into the deep waters, coming up with it when it returned to the surface, striking it front or sideways, cutting or tearing in all directions and at any pace, piercing it with its terrible spur.

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