Examples from the Web for centipede
You can—this heap has got the legs of a centipede and you've got plenty of gas and oil.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
The scolopendra, or centipede, is another member of the aptera order, whose bite is equally dreaded with that of the scorpion.
Among the bayfarers he had gained the nickname of "The Centipede" on account of his long arms.Tales of the Fish Patrol|Jack London
Another phosphorescent little creature found commonly in Britain is a centipede with the expressive name Geophilus electricus.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
One morning the master felt something creeping on his arm, which shaking from him proved to be a centipede.