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Definition of Dragon

Dragon

  1. A fabulous animal, generally represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested head and enormous claws, and regarded as very powerful and ferocious.
  2. A fierce, violent person, esp. a woman.
  3. A constellation of the northern hemisphere figured as a dragon; Draco.
  4. A luminous exhalation from marshy grounds, seeming to move through the air as a winged serpent.
  5. A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier's belt; -- so called from a representation of a dragon's head at the muzzle.
  6. A small arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, of several species, found in the East Indies and Southern Asia. Five or six of the hind ribs, on each side, are prolonged and covered with weblike skin, forming a sort of wing. These prolongations aid them in making long leaps from tree to tree. Called also flying lizard.
  7. A variety of carrier pigeon.
  8. A fabulous winged creature, sometimes borne as a charge in a coat of arms.

Dragon Quotations

I think women should be more independent. In society, we're portrayed as people who simply wear make-up and sit around. We need a Princess Charming - a woman who rescues her man and slays the dragon instead of the other way round.
Adora Svitak

When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out.
Ho Chi Minh

Stress is an important dragon to slay - or at least tame - in your life.
Marilu Henner

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
Havelock Ellis

I can no longer type, so I use TalkingPoint and Dragon Dictate. It's a speech-to-text program, and there's an add-on for talking which some guys came up with.
Terry Pratchett
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Dragon Translations

dragon in Dutch is draak, vlieger
dragon in French is dragon
dragon in German is Drache, Drachen
dragon in Italian is drago
dragon in Norwegian is drake
dragon in Swedish is drake
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