[ US /ˈhɑɹpoʊ/ ]
  1. United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
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  • Besides, it was getting late, and my decent harpooneer ought to be home and going bedwards. Moby Dick; or the Whale
  • He could sink that harpoon 3 feet into a whale and once fast it was not long before he was on the whale's back driving the lance 6 feet into its vitals.
  • A harpoon is a sort of a spear, to which a long rope is attached. The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 19, March 18, 1897 A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls
  • The harpoon is the weapon usually employed, though sometimes they are caught in strong nets stretched across the mouths of rivers or the narrow arms of lakes. The Forest Exiles The Perils of a Peruvian Family in the Wilds of the Amazon
  • Races, which was written by a number of MGM contract writers including George Seaton (who later went on to write and direct Miracle on 34th Street), seems to me to soften the Brothers up quite a bit more; Groucho's less of a * schnorrer*, Chico has a real job (working at the sanitarium), as does Harpo (a jockey?!), and their goals are even nobler: they don't just want to help out young lovers, they want to save a failing sanitarium from the evil businessman. I Had that Same Horse When I Had My Eyes Examined
  • Carrying submarine bombs, torpedoes and Harpoon missiles, it can offer outstanding surface and submarine detection equipment, and it has more applications than a submarine.
  • 'Oh, no, 'said he, looking a sort of diabolically funny,' the harpooneer is a dark complexioned chap. He never eats dumplings, he don't -- he eats nothing but steaks, and likes 'em rare. ' Moby-Dick, or, The Whale
  • harpoon whales
  • They were harridans, engaged in a harangue of hermeneutics, harpooning his hyperbolic sense of hagiocracy, calling him a haggard hooligan hamming up a heedless hegemonic hullabaloo. Martin Marks: Bushenschadenfreude: Where has it all Gone?
  • But as perhaps fifty of these whale-bone whales are harpooned for one cachalot, some philosophers of the forecastle have concluded that this positive havoc has already very seriously diminished their battalions. Moby Dick; or the Whale
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