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Thrasher whale

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Thrasher whale (Zoöl) the common killer of the Atlantic.
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Usage

In literature:

Now, if you knew more about some things, you'd never called yourself a whale, but a thrasher.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
We saw whales, sharks, porpoises, rays and thrashers.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
Look," continued he, pointing with his finger in a direction under the land, "there's a battle between the whale and the thrasher.
"The King's Own" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Thrasher whales and sperm whales were seen which aroused the old whaling thrill in my heart.
"The Wanderings of a Spiritualist" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The lion is assailed by the wild boar; the whale is opposed by the sword-fish and the thrasher.
"Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger" by Elihu G. Holland
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In news:

Garry Gibbs and The Thrasher Big Band Live at Luna Whaling City Sound.
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