No longer made from whalebone and sealskin, kayaks have gone high tech.
The half-breed obeyed at once, his knees trembling as if they had been made of whalebone.
Corsets and hoop skirts were constructed from whalebone.
It was netting hundreds of anchovies in its huge whalebone jaw-filters.
Nobody makes rugs or fine cabinetwork, or carves ladles out of whalebone.
The walls were made from flagstone rock and the roofs were skins laid on wooden or whalebone rafters.
See one of the nation's last remaining whalebone sidewalks.
See one of the nation's last remaining whalebone sidewalk.
The place was busy processing oil and whalebone and outfitting ships.
British Dictionary definitions for whalebone
Also called baleen. a horny elastic material forming a series of numerous thin plates that hang from the upper jaw on either side of the palate in the toothless (whalebone) whales and strain plankton from water entering the mouth
a thin strip of this substance, used in stiffening corsets, bodices, etc