Hulking

A great hulking fellow. A great overgrown one. A bulk is a big, lubberly fellow, applied to Falstaff by Shakespeare. It means the body of an old ship. (See above.)

The monster sausage brought in on Christmas day was called a haulkin or haukin

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