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ogre

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Definition fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people

or:

an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • Shrek, the lovable green ogre.
ogre = a giant from a fairy tale
  • One day, a giant ogre attacked the village.
  • There might be ogres and giants under the stairs, —but, as I tell Hannah, there MIGHT be elves and fairies and enchanted frogs
    Kate Douglas Wiggin  --  Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
  • ogres with monstrous teeth, and...
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • ogres = frightening giants
  • Ella, it's not safe here with the ogres.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • ogres = frightening giants that like to eat people
  • "You don't know my father," I said, like he was some big ogre, chasing boys across the yard with a shotgun.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • ogre = an evil, hideous, and frightening person (in fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people)
  • "David," Rudy said in a reassuring voice as he held my shoulders, "I know I bark at you quite a bit, and you may think I'm an ogre."
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • ogre = an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • There's an Ogre or two and a Hag that we could introduce you to, up there.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • ogre = fairy tales:  a frightening giant
  • Monstrous shapes have been sighted in the woods—rumors of ogres and werewolves are rampant.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • ogres = fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people

    or:

    an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • Yes, I know what some of you have read about ogres, but our Bob is a reformed ogre and...
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • ogre = fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people

    or:

    an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • Snatching the spade, the ogre abruptly snapped it in two and seized Max by the collar.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • ogre = fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people

    or:

    an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • When I left the plantation, I drew a long breath, and felt as if I had escaped from an ogre's den."
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • The ogres are in the suburbs.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • He looked out of place among humans, like an ogre in a storybook.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • The line of javelins chewed through the enemy like a set of giant teeth, felling ogres and snake women and hellhounds.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • The ogres shuffled forward.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I am the Terrible Trivium, demon of petty tasks and worthless jobs, ogre of wasted effort, and monster of habit.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • 'Parenting experts' make women feel like ogres if they slip out of the house to work or skip a reading of Goodnight Moon.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • She really was a most charming girl, and might have passed for a captive fairy, whom that truculent Ogre, Old Barley, had pressed into his service.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • How I loathed this sleeping ogre!
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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