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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Giant \Gi"ant\, n. [OE. giant, geant, geaunt, OF. jaiant, geant, F. g['e]ant, L. gigas, fr. Gr. ?, ?, from the root of E. gender, genesis. See Gender, and cf. Gigantic.] [1913 Webster] 1. A man of extraordinari bulk and stature. [1913 Webster] Giants of mighty bone and bold emprise. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual. [1913 Webster] 3. Any animal, plant, or thing, of extraordinary size or power. [1913 Webster] Giant's Causeway, a vast collection of basaltic pillars, in the county of Antrim on the northern coast of Ireland. [1913 Webster]