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 for ogre
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ogre \O"gre\ ([=o]"g[~e]r), n. [F., fr. Sp. ogro, fr. L. Orcus
     the god of the infernal regions; also, the lower world,
     hell.]
     An imaginary monster, or hideous giant of fairy tales, who
     lived on human beings; hence, any frightful giant; a cruel
     monster.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           His schoolroom must have resembled an ogre's den.
                                                    --Maccaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ogre
      n 1: a cruel wicked and inhuman person [syn: monster, fiend,
           devil, demon, ogre]
      2: (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "ogre":
     Argus, Briareus, Cerberus, Charybdis, Cyclops, Dracula, Echidna,
     Frankenstein, Gorgon, Harpy, Hydra, Loch Ness monster, Medusa,
     Minotaur, Pegasus, Python, Scylla, Sphinx, Talos, Typhon, Wolf-man,
     bogey, bogeyman, brute, bugaboo, bugbear, cad, centaur, chimera,
     cockatrice, demon, dragon, drake, fee-faw-fum, fiend, frightener,
     ghost, ghoul, giant, griffin, hippocampus, hobgoblin, holy terror,
     horror, incubus, man-eater, mermaid, merman, monster, nightmare,
     nixie, ogress, phantom, revenant, roc, sadist, salamander, satyr,
     scarebabe, scarecrow, scarer, scoundrel, sea horse, sea serpent,
     siren, specter, succubus, terror, troll, unicorn, vampire, villain,
     werewolf, windigo, xiphopagus, zombie
  
  

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