Sentence Examples


  • The harpoon for fishing was at first of bone (75), and was imitated in copper (76, 77) from S.D.
  • Sharks are caught in enormous numbers with hook and harpoon; the flesh is considered by some to have aphrodisiacal properties; the dried fins and tails are exported to China; the oil is used for smearing boats.
  • It is taken with the harpoon and its oil is one of the commercial products of the Amazon valley.
  • - The AI Harpoon Ship Log.
  • In Thomas Walker's harpoon or frictionless log, introduced in 1861, the wheelwork was enclosed in a cylindrical case of the same diameter as the body of the rotator or fan, and the latter was brought close up to the register, forming a compact machine and avoiding the use of the 6-ft.