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- something rounded on top like the back of a whale
- ☆ a freight steamer with the bow and upper deck rounded so that heavy seas will wash right over
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A steamship with the bow and upper deck rounded so as to shed water.