noun English and Scandinavian Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for Grendel
Being innumerate, I need equivalencies to help my poor mind wrap around Grendel-size mathematical concepts.
Grendel means, originally, no more than a bar or rod, or a palisade or lattice-work made of such bars or rods.
I thought of Grendel, and listened for the splash of the fen-monster's steps along the edge of the bay.Roof and Meadow|Dallas Lore Sharp
Glam's entry and onset resemble those of Grendel: when Grettir closes with him he tries to get out.
Why must Grendel or his mother represent the tempest, or the malaria, or the drear long winter nights?
It is generally asserted that the Orm-story affords a close parallel to the episodes of Grendel and his mother.