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What does it mean?

Poster: Michael Surbrook <susano@dedaana.otd.com>

I have read that the name 'Grendel' from the poem "Beowulf" roughly
translates to 'grinder'.  Does anyone here know if that is true, or
if there is an established meaning for the name?

Thank you.

Michael Limner, esq.

Michael Surbrook - susano@otd.com - http://www.otd.com/~susano/index.html

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