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Definition of Scrag whale

Scrag whale
Scrag Scrag (skr[a^]g), n. [Cf. dial. Sw. skraka a great dry tree, a long, lean man, Gael. sgreagach dry, shriveled, rocky. See Shrink, and cf. Scrog, Shrag, n.] 1. Something thin, lean, or rough; a bony piece; especially, a bony neckpiece of meat; hence, humorously or in contempt, the neck. Lady MacScrew, who . . . serves up a scrag of mutton on silver. --Thackeray. 2. A rawboned person. [Low] --Halliwell. 3. A ragged, stunted tree or branch. Scrag whale (Zo["o]l.), a North Atlantic whalebone whale (Agaphelus gibbosus). By some it is considered the young of the right whale.

Meaning of Scrag whale from wikipedia

- gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus), also known as the grey whale, gray back whale, Pacific gray whale, or California gray whale, is a baleen whale that...
- the "scrag whale", described by P. Dudley in 1725 as one of the species hunted by early New England whalers, was almost certainly the gray whale, which...
- described the gray whale as Balaena gibbosa, the "whale with six bosses", apparently based on a brief note by Dudley 1725: The Scrag Whale is near a kin to...
- Islands, with Notes and an Appendix", which she allows no one to forget. Scrag Whale: An explorer; a Cetacean of unanswerable authority, whom Mr. Merman discovers...
- Nob Ragged Island Ram Island Raspberry Island Rogue Island Sand Island Scrag Island Sheep Island Shelter Island Snow Island Stave Island (home to Survivor:...
- Troglodyte 348 Troll 349-351 Normal, Two-Headed, Freshwater (Scrag), Sal****er (Marine Scrag), Desert, Spectral (Troll Wraith), Giant, Ice and Spirit Troll...
- Island Schumachinskaia Scotland Rock Scott Island Scottys Island Scow Island Scrag Islands Scraggy Island Scraggy Islands Screen Islands Scrub Island Scull...
- uninhabited 55-100 Scrag Harpswell ****berland R 59-476 Scrag Swan's Island Han**** U 0.5 59-477 Scrag Swan's Island Han**** U 1 63-205 Scrag Ledge (Outer)...
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