Farmer Giles

Farmer Giles
Farmer Giles plural noun (Brit and Aust rhyming sl)
Piles, haemorrhoids
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  • Farmer Giles of Ham — First edition cover Farmer Giles of Ham is a Medieval fable written by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1937 and published in 1949. The story describes the encounters between Farmer Giles and a wily dragon named Chrysophylax, and how Giles manages to use… …   Wikipedia

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