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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blubber  \Blub"ber\,  n.  [See  {Blobber},  {Blob},  {Bleb}.] 
  1.  A  bubble. 
 
  At  his  mouth  a  blubber  stood  of  foam.  --Henryson. 
 
  2.  The  fat  of  whales  and  other  large  sea  animals  from  which 
  oil  is  obtained.  It  lies  immediately  under  the  skin  and 
  over  the  muscular  flesh. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  sea  nettle  or  medusa. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blubber  \Blub"ber\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blubbered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Blubbering}.] 
  To  weep  noisily,  or  so  as  to  disfigure  the  face;  to  cry  in  a 
  childish  manner. 
 
  She  wept,  she  blubbered,  and  she  tore  her  hair. 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blubber  \Blub"ber\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  swell  or  disfigure  (the  face)  with  weeping;  to  wet  with 
  tears. 
 
  Dear  Cloe,  how  blubbered  is  that  pretty  face! 
  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  give  vent  to  (tears)  or  utter  (broken  words  or  cries); 
  --  with  forth  or  out 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blubber 
  adj  :  swollen  with  fat;  "blubber  cheeks";  "blubber  lips";  "a 
  coarse  blubbery  individual"  [syn:  {blubbery}] 
  n  :  an  insulating  layer  of  fat  under  the  skin  of  whales  and 
  other  large  marine  mammals;  used  as  a  source  of  oil 
  v  1:  cry  or  whine  with  snuffling;  "Stop  snivelling--you  got 
  yourself  into  this  mess!"  [syn:  {snivel},  {sniffle},  {snuffle}] 
  2:  utter  while  crying  [syn:  {blubber  out}] 




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