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dragon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Folklore
dragondrag‧on /ˈdræɡən/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 RFa large imaginary animal that has wings and a long tail and can breathe out fire2 BAD-TEMPEREDa woman who behaves in an angry, unfriendly way chase the dragon at chase1(7)
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dragonThere, a little way along, a dragon had been painted on the wall in green.With the Sun in its present state of inactivity there are unlikely to be any dragons worth chasing.Anyone between five and 11 can enter, and the task is to draw, paint or model a green dragon.Is there anything in the dressing-up box that looks like dragon skin?Now the dragons are few and those that are left slumber deeply.As the strength of the dragons waned so did the power of the Dragon Princes.Word arrived from Caledor that the dragons had been roused.
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