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Giant’s Leap (The)


Lam-Goemagog. The legend is that Corineus (3 syl.), in his encounter with Goemagog, or Gogmagog, slung him on his shoulders, carried him to the top of a neighbouring cliff, and heaved him into the sea. Ever since then the cliff has been called Lam-Goemagog. (Thomas Boreman: Gigantick History; 1741.)

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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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(5) Giants of Mythology
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