whalecraft

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

whale +‎ -craft

NounEdit

whalecraft (uncountable)

  1. The art and techniques of whaling.
    • 1997, Lance Edwin Davis, Robert E. Gallman, Karin Gleiter, In pursuit of Leviathan (page 294)
      The last significant innovation in whalecraft combined characteristics of the harpoon and the whaling gun.
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