Ogre

O"gre

("gr), n. [F., fr. Sp. ogro, fr. L. Orcus the god of the infernal regions; also, the lower world, hell.] An imaginary monster, or hideous giant of fairy tales, who lived on human beings; hence, any frightful giant; a cruel monster.
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His schoolroom must have resembled an ogre's den.
Maccaulay.
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