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DRAGON, n. L., Gr., G.

1. A kind of winged serpent, much celebrated in the romances of the middle ages.
2. A fiery, shooting meteor, or imaginary serpent.

Swift, swift, ye dragons of the night! That dawning may bear the ravens eye.

3. A fierce, violent person, male or female; as, this man or woman is a dragon.
4. A constellation of the northern hemisphere. See Draco.

In Scripture, dragon seems sometimes to signify a large marine fish or serpent, Isaiah 27. Where the leviathan is also mentioned; also Psalm 74.

Sometimes it seems to signify a venomous land serpent. Psalm 91. The dragon shalt thou trample under foot.

It is often used for the devil, who is called the old serpent. Revelations 20:2.

DRAGON, n. A genus of animals, the Draco. They have four legs, a cylindrical tail, and membranaceous wings, radiated like the fins of a flying-fish.


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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at http://www.swordsearcher.com.

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Dragon'". "King James Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/kjd/view.cgi?number=T1803>.

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