A giantess of unbridled licentiousness, in Spenser's Faërie Queene, iii. 7.
That geauntesse Argantè is behight, A daughter of the Titans ... Her sire Typhoeus was. ...
Book iii, 7, st. 47.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894