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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Excess bodily weight; An insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals v. - Cry or whine with snuffling; Utter while crying.

Usage examples (35)
  • Wrap the oogruk flippers in blubber for two weeks until the fur falls off.
  • "A nice piece of blubber from a walrus or some reindeer tallow," said Menie.
  • Then into the hollow goes the whalebone, so, tightly coiled, and another piece of blubber is fitted over the whale-bone.
  • Page 114 substance, called blubber, which is from twelve to eighteen inches in thickness, and is the only fleshy part of any value. for more
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