noun English and Scandinavian Mythology.
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But Grendel or no Grendel, there was one who thought not of her own safety.A Thane of Wessex|Charles W. Whistler
The Old English place-names, associating Grendel as they do with meres and swamps, seem rather to support this.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
For far on the moor there lived a wicked giant named Grendel, prowling at night to see what evil he might do.
The hideous creature of the night was the mother of Grendel, as all knew well.A Book of Myths|Jean Lang
But there was a monster named Grendel, who lived in the darkness of lonely morasses.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand