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blubber

1. a thick insulating layer of fatty tissue below the skin of aquatic mammals such as the whale: used by man as a source of oil
2. Austral an informal name for jellyfish

blubber

[′bləb·ər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large sea nettle or medusa.
(vertebrate zoology)
A thick insulating layer of fat beneath the skin of whales and other marine mammals.
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Like a stream of massive torpedoes, thousands of blubbery dynamos are making a southwest migration through the icy Arctic Ocean.
Its blubbery mantle is striped and spotted with the blue, purple and green colors of healthy symbiotic algaes, giving it the look of a fashion model posing in a cemetery.
6) Drog says "you need new glasses" Drog says "pasty skinned blubbery pale nerdettes" Locutus laaaaaughs Locutus says "ARRRRR `tis the WHITE WHAAALE" Drog wouldn't pork any women he's ever seen at gaming/other cons, not even with Bob's cock.
Her husband, in contrast, is a meek, blubbery giant armored in a barrel-like chest, who welcomes us with the uncertain smile of a newly-honest merchant, a position in which he has, as far as I can see, invested not much more than the labor of his resourceful house wife.
I did not lose weight but amidst a sea of blubbery Brits I was easily the slimmest bloke there.
He escaped only because one of his companions fired three bullets into the beast's blubbery belly.
FAG drooping from blubbery lips set amid her bovine face, she shambled down the street with, on a lead, a dog that almost looked every bit as vicious as its owner.
Jephcote was last weekend crowned ABA Novice champion at 57kgs - but five years ago, he weighed a blubbery 120kgs
So instead of gulping down a blubbery snack, the shark came powering out the water with the seal balanced on its snout - and amazingly the seal got away.
At Blubbery Lake near Morpeth, Steve Wood, Trev Wilson and Dave Coster have all been catching around 5lb apiece - mainly skimmers around half a pound, and on Leazes Park Malcolm Macdonald had a netful of small perch along with bonus roach up to 5oz.
Most moments of blubbery come down to the bride's dress which she is only allowed to see and try on for the first time the day before the wedding.
John Torode, with his blubbery mouth and sagging jowls, at least appears to know what he's talking about, albeit in an unappealing Aussie whine.