Sentence Examples with the word porpoise

It may never have occurred to you that a porpoise spouts.

Beyond the DUODECIMO, this system does not proceed, inasmuch as the Porpoise is the smallest of the whales.

Cape Porpoise to Casco, and in issuing which the Council for New England had granted governmental as well as territorial rights.

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A well-fed, plump Huzza Porpoise will yield you one good gallon of good oil.

Whales of various species are frequently captured in the bays and sounds; the grampus, dolphin and porpoise haunt the coasts, and seals occasionally bask on the more outlying islets.

It is distinguished from the common porpoise externally by its black hue and the absence of a dorsal fin.

They had a great porpoise grant from the crown.

One of XXII 4 a the most characteristic anatomical distinctions between the porpoise and other members of the Delphinidae is the form of the teeth (numbering twenty-three to twenty-six on each side of each jaw), which have expanded, flattened, spade-like crowns, with more or less marked vertical grooves, giving a tendency to a bibbed or often trilobed form (fig.