Harpoon sentence example
The harpoon for fishing was at first of bone (75), and was imitated in copper (76, 77) from S.D.
Sharks are caught in enormous numbers with hook and harpoon; the flesh is considered by some to have aphrodisiacal properties; the dried fins and tails are exported to China; the oil is used for smearing boats.
It is taken with the harpoon and its oil is one of the commercial products of the Amazon valley.
An exploding harpoon is fired into the whale's body.
It depicts Ken Taylor throwing a harpoon from his kayak on Loch Lomond in 1960.Advertisement
Whales are still caught with a grenade tipped harpoon fired from a cannon.
In Thomas Walker's harpoon or frictionless log, introduced in 1861, the wheelwork was enclosed in a cylindrical case of the same diameter as the body of the rotator or fan, and the latter was brought close up to the register, forming a compact machine and avoiding the use of the 6-ft.
He had not time to get it from the sheath before I had the harpoon through him.
The previous two days have been marked by Greenpeace activists obstructing the whale hunt by placing their zodiacs between the whales and the harpoon.
I took my harpoon, put on my dirty red bandanna and was blowing sad while Bobby sang the blues.Advertisement
By repeated discharges upon these they gradually expend this marvellous force; after which, being defenceless, they become timid, and approach the edge for shelter, when they fall an easy prey to the harpoon.
End of line is threaded through lateral line channel on underside of ivory harpoon head.