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Big man

Word Origin
Usage Note
Contemporary Examples

Shaq, Year One Charles P. Pierce May 23, 2014
An American in Full Jonathan Alter December 13, 2010
The Hypocrite Killer Jane Ciabattari June 16, 2009
Did NBA Referees Snatch Destiny From The Sacramento Kings? Matt Gallagher June 5, 2012
‘Homeland’ Is Finally Back On Track with Season 3’s Penultimate Episode, “Big Man in Tehran” Andrew Romano December 8, 2013

Historical Examples

The Huntress Hulbert Footner
The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
The Halo Bettina von Hutten
Her Father’s Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
Three Soldiers John Dos Passos


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