Definition of Finner

1. n. A finback whale.



Definition of Finner

1. finback [n -S] - See also: finback

Medical Definition of Finner

1. A finback whale. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finner

finlets
finlike
finmark
finmarks
finna
finnac
finnack
finnacks
finnacs
finnan
finnan haddie
finnan haddock
finnans
finned
finnemanite
finner (current term)
finners
finnesko
finnickier
finnickiest
finnicky
finnier
finniest
finnikin
finnikins
finnimbrun
finnimbruns
finning
finnmark
finnmarks

Literary usage of Finner

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1. The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson by John Tillotson (1748)
"Of the joy which is in heaven at the repentance of a finner. LUKE xv. 7. ... be in heaven over cue finner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine/uft ..."

2. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1874)
"... July 19,1588—Voyages of discovery by Johnson—finner and Martin Frobisher—Drake's voyage round the world, 1577—His piratical acts and return home, ..."

3. An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and by Robert Barclay (1780)
"of fin is not taken away, but remains the fame " of a finner, ... not imputed, but alib taken away, blot- Cf finner, their fins are not only remitted, ..."

4. Old Whaling Days by William Barron (1895)
"... THE DOCTOR—ISt OF MAY PROCEEDINGS—ENCOUNTERS WITH BEARS—TESTING A BOMB—LANCE ON A finner WHALE. IN 1859, having recovered from the afore-named accident, ..."

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