And besides all this, there was a certain lofty bearing about the Pagan, which even his uncouthness could not altogether maim.
…then he can readily be incorporated into this System, according to his Folio, Octavo, or Duodecimo magnitude:—The Bottle-Nose Whale; the Junk Whale; the Pudding-Headed Whale; the Cape Whale; the Leading Whale; the Cannon Whale; the Scragg Whale; the Coppered Whale; the Elephant Whale; the Iceberg Whale; the Quog Whale; the Blue Whale; etc. From Icelandic, Dutch, and old English authorities, there might be quoted other lists of uncertain whales, blessed with all manner of uncouth names.
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Jane spat into the fire, the most uncouth, ill-mannered act of her life.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
Most of them uncouth, although very few were unearned.