- giant urticaria,
- giant water bug,
- giant's causeway,
- giauque, william francis,
Origin of giaour
Examples from the Web for giaour
Before the boat returned, another steamer hove in sight, which proved to be the Giaour.The Three Commanders|W.H.G. Kingston
Gyre (derived from Gayour or Giaour, a dog), “to scratch like a dog.”Lewis Carroll in Wonderland and at Home|Belle Moses
Fancy the Giaour pottering about in his eightieth year, and boasting that he could read small print without spectacles!The Doctor's Wife|M. E. Braddon
I am very much interested in all that concerns your Giaour, which is universally approved of among our mountains.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.
Byron was less dissatisfied with his second Turkish tale than he had been with the Giaour.The Works Of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 7)|Lord Byron
Word Origin for giaour
1560s, Turkish term of contempt for non-Muslims, from Persian gaur, variant of gabr "fire-worshipper," originally applied to the adherents of the Zoroastrian religion.