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 Broadside.Brobdingnag’ian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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.”   1
       
“You high church steeple, you gawky stag,
Your husband must come from Brobdingnag.”
       
Kane O’Hara: Midas.
 


 Broadside.Brobdingnag’ian. 

 
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