Rhita Gawr

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[W cawr, giant].

Welsh giant who boasted of the number of kings he had killed by wearing their beards. A place-name story explains that Arthur killed him and commanded his men to place stones over the body, forming Gwyddfa Rhita [Rhita's Cairn], an archaic Welsh term for Snowdon.

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