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Adventurous sailors once staved off scurvy by eating penguins, but the house specialty on this ship is kraken, the mythological giant octopus.
Vortigern turns to a three-torsoed kraken composed of naked women and tentacles to acquire more power.
A faceless, tattooed man A brilliant golden kraken slithers up the entire length of Greg Bosko’s left arm.
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First Known Use: 1755See Words from the same year
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