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Gemmagog

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Son of the giant Oromĕdon, and inventor of the Poulan shoesi.e. shoes with a spur behind, and turned-up toes fastened to the knees. These shoes were forbidden by Charles V. of France in 1365, but the fashion revived again. (Duchat: Ouvres de Rabelais.)

⁂ According to the same authority, giants were great inventors: Erix invented legerdemain; Gebbara, drinking healths; Gemmagog, Poulan shoes; Hapmouche, drying and smoking neatsʹ tongues; etc. etc.

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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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