a legendary sea monster causing large whirlpools off the coast of Norway.
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How to use kraken in a sentence
The proposed Titan Mare Explorer (TiME), for example, would place a boat on either Ligeia Mare or kraken Mare.
kraken: The symbol of House Greyjoy of the Iron Islands, a giant squid in gold on a black field.
Two sequels later, the comedy had been kraken-ed out of the series, which has become awash in wanton CGI.
We shall conclude this short sketch of some of the curiosities respecting fishes, with an account of The kraken.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
Whether the vanishing island Lemair, of which captain Rodney went in search, was a kraken, we submit to the fancy of our readers.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
And now Allan Redmain was made master of the kraken galley, with four score of skilful archers under him.The Thirsty Sword | Robert Leighton
The kraken is another notable example of the studies in unnatural history of the ancients.Myth-Land | F. Edward Hulme
De Thaun describes something very kraken-like, but he bestows upon it the title of Cetus.Myth-Land | F. Edward Hulme
British Dictionary definitions for kraken
a legendary sea monster of gigantic size believed to dwell off the coast of Norway
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