is an instructor in the English department at the Catholic women's college
. Sister Justinian
informs the college staff that his tenure had recently "been adjusted" and that he could live off the royalties of his book, Twilight of the Gonads
(Saint Fidgeta and Other Parodies
The word seems an abbreviation of gargantuan (huge; immense; tremendous) or, more likely, Bellairs replaced the O’s from gorgon (“terrifying”) with A’s.
- ↑ Wiktionary: gargantuan
- ↑ Wiktionary: gorgon