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whaleman

[hweyl-muh n, weyl-] /ˈʰweɪl mən, ˈweɪl-/
noun, plural whalemen.
1.
a person whose occupation is whaling; whaler.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65, Americanism; whale1 + -man
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  • When a whaleman was lost or buried at sea, family and friends ashore had no grave to visit.

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