a herd or school of whales.
Eastern New England, Nautical. a social meeting, visit, or the like, as between whaling vessels at sea.
verb (used without object)
(of whales) to assemble into a herd or school.
Nautical. (of the officers and crews of two whaling vessels) to visit or converse with one another for social purposes.
Eastern New England. to participate in a gam or social visit.
is always a great word to know.
So is doohickey. Does it mean:
Americanism; perhaps dialectal variant of game1