Definition of Porpoised

1. Verb. (past of porpoise) ¹



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Definition of Porpoised

1. porpoise [v] - See also: porpoise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porpoised

porphyrization
porphyrizations
porphyrize
porphyrized
porphyrizes
porphyrizing
porphyroblast
porphyroblasts
porphyrogenitism
porphyrogeniture
porphyropsin
porphyropsins
porphyry
porpoise
porpoise oil
porpoised (current term)
porpoises
porpoising
porpus
porpuses
porraceous
porrect
porrected
porrecting
porrection
porrections
porrects
porret
porrets
porridge

Literary usage of Porpoised

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1. World's War Events: Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians and by Men by Allen Leon Churchill (1919)
"When about fifteen or twenty feet away the torpedo porpoised, completely leaving the water and shearing to the left. Before again taking the water the ..."

2. British Letters Illustrative of Character and Social Life by Edward Tuckerman Mason (1888)
"The huge dragon of the waters splashed with its horrid fins, bustled and porpoised about, slowly and with difficulty worked itself round, and at last took ..."

3. British Letters Illustrative of Character and Social Life by Edward Tuckerman Mason (1888)
"The huge dragon of the waters splashed with its horrid fins, bustled and porpoised about, slowly and with difficulty worked itself round, and at last took ..."

4. The Remains of the Late Mrs. Richard Trench: Being Selections from Her by Melesina Chenevix St. George Trench (1862)
"The huge dragon of the waters splashed with its horrid fins, bustled and porpoised about, slowly and with difficulty worked its clumsy self round, ..."

5. The Heroic Record of the British Navy: A Short History of the Naval War by Archibald Spicer Hurd, Henry Howarth Bashford (1919)
"... porpoised and instantly thereafter submerged about one point on her starboard bow. Immediately afterward she was struck by a torpedo forward, ..."

6. Blue Jackets of 1918: Being the Story of the Work of the American Navy in by Willis John Abbot (1921)
"When about 15 or 20 feet away the torpedo porpoised, completely leaving the water and sheering to the left. Before again taking the water the torpedo hit ..."

7. British Farmer's Magazine (1850)
"When an animal had a well-formed chest, oblique shoulders, his head up, hips spread and legs under him, he moved much easier than one with a porpoised form, ..."

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