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Brobdingnag

The country of gigantic giants, to whom Gulliver was a pigmy “not half so big as a round little worm plucked from the lazy finger of a maid.”

You high church steeple, you gawky stag,
Your husband must come from Brobdingnag.

Kane O'Hara: Midas.

Brobdingnagian
Colossal; tall as a church steeple. (See above. )

“Limbs of Brobdingnagian proportions.” —The Star.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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