Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat like a giant; uncommonly large.

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Examples

  • The Doubtfuls are home to the giantish civilizations of Palara, Mytnah, and Aradnol.

    The Codex Continual » Kharndam Guide: The Doubtfuls

  • Colekgan Mountains to the north by dwarves and their giantish slaves.

    The Brothers' War

  • The city walls were of white stone, hauled from the distant Colekgan Mountains to the north by dwarves and their giantish slaves.

    The Brothers' War

  • "Hardly human" was what Digory thought when he looked at her; and he may have been right, for some say there is giantish blood in the royal family of Charn.

    The Magician's Nephew

  • I have often heard the name of the giantish City Ruinous, but never met any who would tell me the way thither.

    The Silver Chair

  • Casluhim; for they, both in Saul and David's days, were implacable against the church and people of God; they were a giantish people, and trusted in their strength, and seldom overcome but when Israel went against them in the name of the Lord their God.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • Israel went out of Egypt: they were a mighty giantish people, yet

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • The greening of the turf is one small step for FIFA and one giantish kind of step for Indian Football - hopefully.

    Soccer Blogs - latest posts

  • Aren't these the thirsty guys dat bested a man not bested by the best-by the bestest of the best giantish fellows dat we've got hereabouts in Mercadia ...? "

    Mercadian Masques

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