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giant in Folklore topic

giantgiant2 ●●● W3 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 RFan extremely tall strong man, who is often bad and cruel, in children’s stories2 BBCa very large successful company πŸ”Š the German chemicals giant, BASFβ–Ί see thesaurus at company3 TALL PERSONa very big man, animal, or plant4 GOOD ATsomeone who is very good at doing somethinggiant of πŸ”Š Miles Davis, truly one of the giants of jazz
Examples from the Corpus
giantβ€’ I have been amazed at much of the cautiousness displayed in much of the current analysis of the dying giant.β€’ Pickleson, fairground giant with whom Doctor Marigold becomes friendly and who draws his attention to the deaf-mute whom Sophy eventually marries.β€’ The furrows look like a herd of giants have been plowing hither and yon through the snow.β€’ Or, as the old tag had it, pygmies standing on the shoulders of giants.β€’ But it is clear that the publicly held Wall Street giants are doing very well.β€’ Clapton is one of the giants of the music industry.β€’ He found her, with the giants, and urged her to return with him to the depths.