whaling gun

noun

Definition of whaling gun

: a gun or other device for discharging a projectile (as a harpoon or bomb) at a whale

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“Whaling gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whaling%20gun. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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