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Garʹaganʹtua (g hard)

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The giant that swallowed five pilgrims with their staves and all in a salad. From a book entitled The History of Garagantua, 1594. Laneham, however, mentions the book of Garagantua in 1575. The giant in Rabelais is called Gargantua (q.v.).

“You must borrow me Gargantua’s mouth first [before I can utter so long a word]; ʹtis a word too great for any mouth of this age’s size.”—Shakespeare: As You Like It, iii. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gang a-gley (To)
Gang-board, or Gang-way (g hard)
Gang-day (g hard)
Gangway (g hard)
Ganges (The)
Ganna
Ganor (g hard), Gineura (g soft), or Guinever
Ganymede
Gaora
Gape (g hard)
Garagantua (g hard)
Garagantuan
Garble (g hard)
Garcias (g hard)
Gardarike
Garden (g hard)
Gardener (g hard)
Gardening (g hard)
Gargamelle
Gargantua (g hard)
Gargantuan

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