• Whaling Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The hunting of whales.
- (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, the pursuit of whales; as, a whaling voyage; a whaling vessel.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Whala
• Whale Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Any aquatic mammal of the order Cetacea, especially any one of the large species, some of which become nearly one hundred feet long. Whales are hunted chiefly for their oil and baleen, or whalebone.