Colbronde

or Colbrand. The Danish giant slain by Sir Guy of Warwick. By the death of this giant the land was delivered from Danish tribute.

I am not Samson, nor Sir Guy, nor Colbrand,
To mowem down before me.

Shakespeare: Henry VIII., v. 4.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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