A giant who keeps a bridge leading to a castle by a riverside,
in which a beautiful lady is besieged. Sir Lybius, one of Arthur's
knights, does battle with the giant; the contest lasts a whole summer's
day, but terminates with the death of the giant and liberation of the
lady. (Libeaux, a romance.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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