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Whale, the animal Balaena: Wiv. II, 1, 65. All's IV, 3, 249. H4B IV, 4, 40. Troil. V, 5, 23. Hml. III, 2, 398. Per. II, 1, 33. Per. II, 1, 33 III, 1, 63. “this is the flower that smiles on every one, to show his teeth as white as --'s bone,” LLL V, 2, 332 (as white as whale's bone was a proverbial phrase, perhaps from the circumstance that 'the ivory of western Europe in the middle ages was the tooth of the walrus'. Nares. But in our passage there is perhaps some malice intended).
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