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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The boilers and furnaces, either on board a whaleship or on shore, for converting blubber into oil.


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  • "Amidships stood the brick try-works equipped with furnaces and cauldrons for rendering blubber into oil."
    --Walter Noble Burns, A Year with a Whaler, 10

    April 28, 2008