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 Type.Ty’phon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Typhœ’us.
 
A giant with a hundred heads, fearful eyes, and a most terrible voice. He was the father of the Harpies. Zeus [Zuce] killed him with a thunderbolt, and he lies buried under Mount Etna. (Hesiod: Theogony.) (See GIANTS.)   1
 


 Type.Ty’phon. 

 
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