harpooner harpooner

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who launches harpoons

Usage(s):

  1. Such weapons are too light to penetrate the whale's hide, so the harpooner must literally press them home.
  2. But many a Yankee countinghouse was foreclosed, many a proud harpooner sent back to the plow.
  3. Out on the end of the fishing boat's pulpit stood the intrepid harpooner, dart-tipped pole in hand.
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