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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A cetacean of the genus Delphinus and allied genera (esp. D. delphis); the true dolphin.

2. (n.) The Coryphaena hippuris, a fish of about five feet in length, celebrated for its surprising changes of color when dying. It is the fish commonly known as the dolphin. See Coryphaenoid.

3. (n.) A mass of iron or lead hung from the yardarm, in readiness to be dropped on the deck of an enemy's vessel.

4. (n.) A kind of wreath or strap of plaited cordage.

5. (n.) A spar or buoy held by an anchor and furnished with a ring to which ships may fasten their cables.

6. (n.) A mooring post on a wharf or beach.

7. (n.) A permanent fender around a heavy boat just below the gunwale.

8. (n.) In old ordnance, one of the handles above the trunnions by which the gun was lifted.

9. (n.) A small constellation between Aquila and Pegasus. See Delphinus, n., 2.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

dol'-fin. See BADGER.


... of Minerva's temple."Stratagem of Thrasybulus"Success of the stratagem."A treaty
of peace concluded."Story of Arion and the dolphin."The alternative ...
// the great/chapter iv croesus.htm

A Prefatory Letter.
... surprising region in which "geometry, algebra, and the theory of numbers melt into
one another like sunset tints, or the colours of a dying dolphin," may be of ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/a prefatory letter.htm

The Moody Colportage Library
... Walton 58 Naaman the Syrian. AB Mackay 60 Weighed and Wanting. DL Moody 61 The Crew
of the Dolphin. Hesba Stretton 63 Meet for the Master's Use. ...
// stories/the moody colportage library.htm

The World
... A fading paint, the short-lived bliss. Of air and humour [154] ; out and in,. Like
colours in a dolphin's skin: But must not live beyond one day,. ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/cxxxiii the world.htm

The Constellations.
... Poseidon also placed the dolphin in the sky for the sake of Amphitrite; and he gave
a place among the stars to Orion the son of Euryale, the daughter of Minos ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xvii the constellations.htm

Of the Captivity of the Saints, and that Divine Consolation Never ...
... believe what they read in their own books, that Arion of Methymna, the famous lyrist,
[75] when he was thrown overboard, was received on a dolphin's back and ...
/.../ of god/chapter 14 of the captivity of.htm

Against the Arians, and Concerning Himself.
... Which of these is a crime? Would anyone abuse a dolphin for not being a land animal,
or an ox because it is not aquatic, or a lamprey because it is amphibious? ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xxxiii against the arians.htm

... anger of Nereus Ranges, the king of the shore; if he see on a glittering shallow,
Chasing the bass and the mullet, the fin of a wallowing dolphin, Halting, he ...
// and other poems/andromeda.htm

Babylonia and Assyria
... The Hittites paid tribute, as also did Phoenicia, where he sailed on the
Mediterranean in a ship of Arvad and killed a dolphin in its waters. ...
/.../early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter vi babylonia and assyria.htm

The Stage as it was Once.
... times"so the legend ran"an old black wooden image, a woman with a horse's head and
mane, and serpents growing round her head, who held a dolphin in one ...
/.../kingsley/lectures delivered in america in 1874/lecture ii the stage as.htm

... 1. (n.) A cetacean of the genus Delphinus and allied genera (esp. D. delphis);
the true dolphin. ... It is the fish commonly known as the dolphin. ...
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Badger (9 Occurrences)
... A seal, Monachus albiventer (Arabic fukmeh), the porpoise, Phocoena comrnunis, and
the common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, are all found in the Mediterranean. ...
/b/badger.htm - 14k

Domain (5 Occurrences)

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... Deer, Red Deer (sv DEER) (3) Camelidae, Camel PROBOSCIDEA: Elephant HYRACOIDEA:
Coney SIRENIA: Dugong (sv BADGER) CETACNA: Whale, Dolphin, Porpoise RODENTIA ...
/z/zoology.htm - 18k

Doleful (2 Occurrences)

/d/doleful.htm - 8k

Porpoise (14 Occurrences)
... Called also harbor porpoise, herring hag, puffing pig, and snuffer. 2. (n.) A
true dolphin (Delphinus); -- often so called by sailors. Int. ...
/p/porpoise.htm - 11k

Aquila (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) A genus of eagles. 2. (n.) A northern constellation
southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle. Int. ...
/a/aquila.htm - 13k

Skin (115 Occurrences)
... The Hebrew name of the animal (tachash) is the same as the Arabic tuchas, which
means the dolphin and the "sea-cow" or halicore of the Red Sea, of which genus ...
/s/skin.htm - 44k

Money (284 Occurrences)
... Phoenician standard of about 220 grains, which represents, on the obverse, the god
Melkarth, the Tyrian Hercules, tiding on a seahorse, and, beneath, a dolphin...
/m/money.htm - 69k

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