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giantess in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgiantessgi‧ant‧ess /ˈdʒaɪəntes/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 RFan extremely tall strong woman, who is often bad and cruel, in children’s stories
Examples from the Corpus
giantessAhead of him the road of cars flexed like a serpent, like the leg of a giantess.Gozitan legend says that a giantess built the temples single-handed, suckling her baby at the same time.At its head soared a great fountain on which stood Columbia, a divine giantess, on the Barge of State.But he had only reached the elbow on which the giantess was supporting herself when a car drew up beside him.