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Gaignun ("watch-dog") is the warhorse of Marsile, Saracen king of Spain in the French epic, The Song of Roland.[1] Gaignun is mentioned in laisse 142 of the poem.


  1. ^ Sayers, Dorothy L., translator (1957). The Song of Roland. Hammondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. p. 38. ISBN 0-14-044075-5.