The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Old Man of the Sea
A monster Sindbad the Sailor encountered on his fifth voyage, who fastened on his back and so clung to him that he could not shake him off till he made him drunk.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Old Man of the Sea'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/old-man-of-the-sea.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.