Definition of Flensers

1. Noun. (plural of flenser) ¹



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Definition of Flensers

1. flenser [n] - See also: flenser

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flensers

flemer
flemers
flemes
flemish
flemished
flemishes
flemishing
flemit
flench
flenched
flenches
flenching
flense
flensed
flenser
flensers (current term)
flenses
flensing
flerd
flerovium
fleroxacin
flesh
flesh-colored
flesh-coloured
flesh-eating(a)
flesh-eating bacteria
flesh-fly
flesh and blood
flesh fly
flesh loaf

Literary usage of Flensers

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1. American Natural History by John Davidson Godman (1836)
"The flensers commence with the belly and under jaw, being the only part then above water. The blubber, in pieces of half a ton each, is received on deck, ..."

2. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"... then rudely but rapidly scraping, with blunt knives or stone flensers, the hair off in large patches at every stroke; the skin is then air dried, ..."

3. Our Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands by Henry Wood Elliott (1886)
"... then rudely, but rapidly, scraping with blunt knives or stone flensers the hair off in large patches at every stroke; the skin is then air-dried, ..."

4. The Scenery of Scotland: Viewed in Connexion with Its Physical Geology by Archibald Geikie (1887)
"... might fancifully compare to deep parallel gashes made by the flensers across the whale's back (Fig. 62). Among the higher mountains, where sub-aerial ..."

5. The Scenery of Scotland Viewed in Connection with Its Physical Geology by Archibald Geikie (1901)
"... across along the joints into open cracks which one might fancifully compare to deep parallel gashes made by the flensers across the whale's back (Fig. ..."

6. The Gateway to the Polynia: A Voyage to Spitzbergen by John Campion Wells (1876)
"The flensers, with their sharp spades, dug out and stowed away the precious blubber with many a song and cheery laugh, turning the great mass over with ..."

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