ogress

1 [oh-gris]
noun
1.
a female monster in fairy tales and popular legend, usually represented as a hideous giant who feeds on human flesh.
2.
a monstrously ugly, cruel, or barbarous woman.

Origin:
1705–15; < French ogresse. See ogre, -ess


See -ess.
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ogress

2 [oh-gris]
noun Heraldry.
a roundel sable.
Also called pellet.


Origin:
1565–75; origin uncertain

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ogre (ˈəʊɡə)
 
n
1.  (in folklore) a giant, usually given to eating human flesh
2.  any monstrous or cruel person
 
[C18: from French, perhaps from Latin Orcus god of the infernal regions]
 
'ogreish
 
adj
 
'ogress
 
fem n

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