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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The outlandish rock band Whale, from Stockholm, Sweden, are led by vocalist Cia Berg, famed for delivering songs such as ‘Young, Dumb ‘n’ Full Of Cum’ without a trace of ...

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whale

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 40 words.

The whale was not known to the *Hebrews, and the word translated ‘whale’ (Ezek. 32: 2, AV, and

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whale

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 40 words.

The whale was not known to the Hebrews, and the word translated ‘whale’ (Ezek. 32: 2, AV,

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whale

M. V. Angel.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 576 words.

the most charismatic of marine mammals. Whales are a popular tourist attraction and to see a whale breaching is

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whale

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 41 words.

in early translations of the Bible, a whale is given as the ‘great fish’ which swallowed Jonah. A whale is

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Whale

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

English: nickname for a large, ungainly person, from Middle English hwal ‘whale’ (Old English hwæl).

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Whale

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 442 words.

Variants: Whall, Wale, Whales

Current frequencies: GB 2065, Ireland 9 • GB frequency 1881: 1672 • Main

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whales

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 414 words.

The first multilateral instrument to regulate the taking of whales was the Convention for the Regulation of Whaling of 24

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Whale

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 304 words.

The outlandish rock band Whale, from Stockholm, Sweden, are led by vocalist Cia Berg, famed for delivering songs such as

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whale

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 38 words.

a whale of a — an extremely good example of a particular thing. informal 1993 Chicago Tribune This stuffed-shirt epitome

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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In early translations of the Bible, a whale is given as the ‘great fish’ which swallowed Jonah. A whale is the emblem of St Brendan and the 6th–7th bishop St Malo, who is regarded as the...

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