Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: barbs

Widerhaken {pl}Plural (die)
Stacheln {pl}Plural (die) (am Stacheldraht etc.)
Bartfäden {pl}Plural (die) (eines Fisches) [zool.]
Barteln {pl}Plural (die) (Bartfäden eines Fisches) [zool.]


Silently obeying the order, the three harpooneers now stood with the detached iron part of their harpoons, some three feet long, held, barbs up, before him.
It is a thing well known to both American and English whale-ships, and as well a thing placed upon authoritative record years ago by Scoresby, that some whales have been captured far north in the Pacific, in whose bodies have been found the barbs of harpoons darted in the Greenland seas.
But though boats have been taken down and lost in this way, yet it is this “holding on,” as it is called; this hooking up by the sharp barbs of his live flesh from the back; this it is that often torments the Leviathan into soon rising again to meet the sharp lance of his foes.
In a ship I belonged to, a small cub Sperm Whale was once bodily hoisted to the deck for his poke or bag, to make sheaths for the barbs of the harpoons, and for the heads of the lances.
Here are my razors—the best of steel; here, and make the barbs sharp as the needle-sleet of the Icy Sea.”
Fashioned at last into an arrowy shape, and welded by Perth to the shank, the steel soon pointed the end of the iron; and as the blacksmith was about giving the barbs their final heat, prior to tempering them, he cried to Ahab to place the water-cask near.
Three punctures were made in the heathen flesh, and the White Whale’s barbs were then tempered.
Caught and twisted—corkscrewed in the mazes of the line, loose harpoons and lances, with all their bristling barbs and points, came flashing and dripping up to the chocks in the bows of Ahab’s boat.

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Widerhaken {pl} barbs
Stacheln {pl} (am Stacheldraht etc.) barbs
Bartfäden {pl} (eines Fisches) [zool.] barbs
Barteln {pl} (Bartfäden eines Fisches) [zool.] barbs
Barbiturate {pl} [pharm.] barbs [esp. Am.] [coll.]