Scott does not come off as a conventionally conceived gigglebox made of blubber.
Sometimes he wants to borrow a flint, or blubber, or something else.
To grapple with this rigour one should have fed all one's life on blubber.
Both the blubber and entrails are deposited in a119 place together, especially prepared for the purpose.
Them chaps, whoever they are, have been killing seals and boiling the blubber.
Matters were getting bad after one boat had been burned and there was no blubber left for cooking.
The skins were needed for boots, the flesh for dog food, and the blubber for oil.
Then into the hollow goes the whalebone, so, tightly coiled, and another piece of blubber is fitted over the whale-bone.
The implements with which blubber is "made off," or cut for stowing away.
No sooner was the last of the blubber lowered into the hold than the hatches were put on and the head hauled up alongside.
late 14c., blober "a bubble, bubbling water; foaming waves," probably echoic of bubbling water. Original notion of "bubbling, foaming" survives in the figurative verbal meaning "to weep, cry" (c.1400). Meaning "whale fat" first attested 1660s; earlier it was used in reference to jellyfish (c.1600) and of whale oil (mid-15c.). As an adjective from 1660s.
late 14c., "to seethe, bubble," from blubber (n.). Meaning "to cry, to overflow with weeping" is from c.1400. Related: Blubbered; blubbering.
Fat; avoirdupois (1700s+)
To weep; snivel (1300s+)