a capable, efficient housewife, especially a traditional Jewish one, devoted to maintaining a well-run home.
a large bundle or package prepared for shipping, storage, or sale, especially one tightly compressed and secured by wires, hoops, cords, or the like, and sometimes having a wrapping or covering: a bale of cotton; a bale of hay. a group of turtles. to make or form into bales: to bale wastepaper for disposal. bail3 […]
- Baleen whale
whalebone whale. noun another name for whalebone whale baleen whale Any of several usually large whales of the suborder Mysticeti, having a symmetrical skull with two blowholes and plates of baleen instead of teeth. Baleen whales include the humpback, blue, fin, minke, and right whales, and the rorquals. Compare toothed whale.
whalebone (def 1). Historical Examples Unlike the baleen whales, the toothed whales do have teeth after birth. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic Stephen Leatherwood In these several respects they resemble the plates of baleen in the mouth of a whale. On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin This is the interior […]
Cristóbal [kri-stoh-buh l;; Spanish kree-staw-vahl] /krɪˈstoʊ bəl;; Spanish kriˈstɔ vɑl/ (Show IPA), 1895–1972, French fashion designer, born in Spain. Contemporary Examples Who cares if the poufy skirt I found had an elastic waistband and was decidedly not Balenciaga? How Chic Is J.C. Penney? Renata Espinosa August 18, 2009 Now, all indications are that Wang has […]