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firedrake


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Firedrake  \Fire"drake`\,  n.  [AS.  f?rdraca;  f?r  fire  +  draca  a 
  dragon.  See  {Fire},  and  {Drake}  a  dragon.]  [Obs.] 
  1.  A  fiery  dragon.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  A  fiery  meteor;  an  ignis  fatuus;  a  rocket. 
 
  3.  A  worker  at  a  furnace  or  fire.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  firedrake 
  n  :  a  creature  of  Teutonic  mythology;  usually  represented  as 
  breathing  fire  and  having  a  reptilian  body  and  sometimes 
  wings  [syn:  {dragon}] 




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