mearc-stapa, m.n: one who wanders about the desolate mark or border-land (like Grendel).
fīfel-cyn, n.n: a monster/giant race or kind.
ēoton-weard, f.n: protection against giants.
nicor, m.n: hippopotamus? water-monster? — no one really knows!
Icelandic ‘nykr’ is ‘sea-goblin’. Old High German ‘nichus’ is ‘crocodile’. #OEWater
werewulf, m.n: a werewolf (lit. man-wolf).
Image: Detail of a miniature of two werewolves: the cursed husband on the left, and the priest administering last rites to the dying wife on the right; from Gerald of Wales, Topographica Hibernica, England (perhaps Lincoln), c. 1196-1223, Royal MS 13 B. viii, f. 18r – more info.
fastitocalon, n: a large whale that tricks sailors by appearing to be an island.
wearg, m.n: villain, scoundrel, felon, criminal, monster, evil spirit. Cf. Icelandic vargr (wolf or outlaw).
orcen, (?)n: sea-monster. Cf.(?) Icel. orkn (örkn), a kind of seal.
wyrm, n: reptile, serpent, creeping insect, worm; used for disease, dragons & the Devil in serpent form
sceadu-genga, n: shadow-walker, one who walks in darkness; an epithet for Grendel.