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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KRAKEN

"There were tales in olden times of the Kraken," suggested Thorpe.

Unless I am in error, it had a pitched battle hereabouts with a kraken.

The complainants must have been the kraken, the griffins, and the serpents.

Kraken dwelt on this savage coast in an inaccessible cavern.

At the sight of Kraken she uttered a cry of alarm and darted forward to escape from him.

It is thus that the fair Orberosia became the consort of the hero Kraken.

On that day Kraken came back to his cavern sooner than usual.

I shall deliver the monster to Kraken, who will stay him with his flashing sword.

Kraken levied the tribute and became the richest and most powerful of the Penguins.

Others whispered that the kraken or some other monster of the deep had devoured them.

WORD ORIGIN

monster of the North Sea, 1755, from Norwegian dialectal krake.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR KRAKEN

sea serpent

nounmonster in body of water
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