It is shod with whalebone, ivory, or the jawbones of a whale.
The jawbones of a whale were used for the framework and runners.
After a battle the victors mutilated the bodies of the slain, cutting out the jawbones and cleaning them of flesh.
Hanging on these sticks were the skulls and jawbones of men, pigs and crocodiles.
Mr. Trimm had a feeling that the skin must be stretched ...