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Shepherd of the deep.
In Greek mythology, Proteus is an early sea-god, one of several deities whom Homer calls the "Old Man of the Sea," whose name suggests the "first" as protogonos is the "primordial" or the "firstborn.” He became the son of Poseidon in the Olympian theogony (Odyssey iv. 432), or of Nereus and Doris, or of Oceanus and a Naiad, and was made the herdsman of Poseidon's seals, the great bull seal at the center of the harem. He can foretell the future, but, in a mytheme familiar from several cultures, will change his shape to avoid having to; he will answer only to someone who is capable of capturing him.
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A Malicious Internet Troll.
Websites around the world are being attacked by the "Proteus" troll.
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1. In Greek mythology, a shape-shifting sea god who was the shepard of Poseidon's seal flocks
2. a blind, aquatic salamander with permanent gills, found in caves
3. an inspirational Edmontonian DJ who fused breaks and house music
Did you catch Proteus' set? It was dope!
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I have a Proteus now.
The Proteus light and sound system is one of the most advanced devices of its kind.
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Dude, get Proteus, Fire sucks.
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