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Definition of Giantlike
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Literary usage of Giantlike
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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"giantlike. COLOSSIANS, (kgl-losh-e-anz) ns Christians of Colosse, a city of Phrygia in Asia Minor. COLOUR, (kul'-lur) »is The hue or «p- pearance of bodies ..."
2. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... apparition after death Ghostly, gost'lè. a. spiritual [large Giant, jl'ant. s. one unnaturally tall and Giantess, jl'ân-tès. s» a she giant giantlike, ..."
3. On Heroes, Hero-worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Untamed Thought, great, giantlike, enormous ; — to be tamed in due time into the compact greatness, ..."
4. A Guidebook to the Biblical Literature by John Franklin Genung (1919)
"What a Hyper-Brobdingnagian business ! Untamed Thought, great, giantlike, enormous: to be tamed in due time into the compact greatness, ..."