Definition of Dragon's head
1. Noun. American herb having sharply serrate lanceolate leaves and spikes of blue to violet flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Dracocephalum, Genus Dracocephalum
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Literary usage of Dragon's head
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1. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs by Thomas Percy (1765)
"... hile through both " the dragon's heart, liver, bone and blood—Then St. George " —cut off the dragon"s head ..."
2. The Antiquary (1902)
"DRAGON .S HEAD ABOVE WINDOW OF TOWER. Bishop, to whom other miracles are ascribed, and the saint of the Catholic Church, has caused them to be confounded, ..."
3. Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art with Special Reference to Their Use by John Vinycomb (1906)
"termed the Dragon s head, is where the planet or moon ascends from the south to the north side of the ecliptic, and the descending node indicated by the ..."
4. The Heimskringla: Or, Chronicle of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturluson (1844)
"... was a dragon s head, and at the stern a crooked tail, ing, and of and both were gilded over. The ship was high'sided ; hls eat ' but the fore and aft ..."
5. The Cambrian Popular Antiquities: Or, An Account of Some Traditions, Customs by Peter Roberts (1815)
"... and is said, from, this circumstance, to have borne a dragon as his standard, and to have had the surname of Pendragon, that is, The Dragon s head. ..."