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Medusa -- from Greek mythology
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Seeing this, Maggie lingered at a distance looking like a small Medusa with her snakes cropped.
  • She could never have guessed what she had done to make Maggie angry with her; but she felt that Maggie was very unkind and disagreeable, and made no magnanimous entreaties to Tom that he would not "tell," only running along by his side and crying piteously, while Maggie sat on the roots of the tree and looked after them with her small Medusa face.

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  • The fashion company, Versace, uses the image of Medusa as a trademark.
  • Medusa yelled, her snake-hair hissing and spitting.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief

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