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kraken

a legendary sea monster of gigantic size believed to dwell off the coast of Norway

Kraken

giant snakelike sea creature. [Dan. Folklore: Merca tante, 194–195]
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Shelled and chambered like its biological namesake, immense and aggressive like a Kraken, the Nautilus confuses not only human observers but sea animals.
Whatever the outcome of an encounter with the Kraken, the aftereffect is a larger sense of spatial and chronological scale.