Definition of Harpooned

1. Verb. (past of harpoon) ¹



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Definition of Harpooned

1. harpoon [v] - See also: harpoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harpooned

harpers
harpies
harpin
harping
harping iron
harping irons
harpings
harpins
harpist
harpists
harplike
harpoon
harpoon gun
harpoon line
harpoon log
harpooned (current term)
harpooneer
harpooneers
harpooner
harpooners
harpooning
harpoons
harpress
harps
harpsichon
harpsichons
harpsichord
harpsichordist
harpsichordists
harpsichordlike

Literary usage of Harpooned

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1. Among the Isles of Shoals by Celia Thaxter (1873)
"also harpooned, weighing eight hundred pounds and upward; they are yery delicate food. A sword-fish swimming leave's a wake a mile long on a calm day, ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1888)
"... and a few porpoises at a time are separated from the main school and captured, hauled ashore by main strength, or harpooned, as may be most convenient. ..."

3. The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway: With an Account of the by Llewelyn Lloyd (1867)
"A Sleeping Herd. — Food of the Walrus. — Its Courage. — Maternal Affection. — Chase by Land. — Chase by Water. — How harpooned. — Daring of the Harpooner. ..."

4. The Whalemen's Adventures in the Southern Ocean: As Gathered by the Rev by Henry Theodore Cheever, Commodore Preble (Whaling ship) (1862)
"A moving incident—Whale harpooned—Boats dragged far away—Boats out of sight—A man overboard—Seaman lost —Search for missing boats—Joy out of Despair—Story ..."

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