Cockatrice

A cockatrice is a mythical beast, essentially a two-legged dragon with a rooster`s head. Described by Laurence Breiner as `an ornament in the drama and poetry of the Elizabethans`, it featured prominently in English thought and myth for centuries. ==Legend== ===Origins=== The cockatrice was first described in its current form in the late fourte......
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Cockatrice

• (n.) A venomous serpent which which cannot now be identified. • (n.) A fabulous serpent whose breath and look were said to be fatal. See Basilisk. • (n.) A representation of this serpent. It has the head, wings, and legs of a bird, and tail of a serpent. • (n.) Any venomous or deadly thing.
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cockatrice

noun monster hatched by a reptile from a cock`s egg; able to kill with a glance
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Cockatrice

Cock'a¬∑trice (-trīs; 277) noun [ Old French cocatrice crocodile, French cocatrix , cocatrice . The word is a corruption from the same source as English crocodile , but was confused with cock the bird, French coq , whence arose the fable that the animal...
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Cockatrice

A flying part-rooster/part-snake that could kill with its stare.
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Cockatrice

archaic or obsolete terms > Animals & Birds: A dragon's form, but with a rooster's head. Sometimes described as having red to black eyes. Said to be from a rooster's egg, hatched by a serpent or a toad. Its look or breath is said to be poison. Can be killed by a weasel or by the sound of a rooster crowing.
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cockatrice

deadly serpent in myth or the Bible.
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Cockatrice

HMS Cockatrice was a British Algerine Class minesweeper of 950 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Cockatrice was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16.5 knots. She carried a peacetime complement of 85 and between 104 and 138 in war. For defence she was armed with one 4-inch dual-purpose gun; four 40 mm anti-aircraft gu...
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cockatrice

In ancient and medieval mythology, a monster hatched from a cock's egg by a serpent. Its glance killed all living things except the herb rue and the weasel, but it could be slain by a cock's crow;...
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Cockatrice

In heraldry a cockatrice is a representation of the mythical cockatrice, a reptile with the head, wings, and legs of a bird, and tail of a serpent.
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cockatrice

in the legends of Hellenistic and Roman times, a small serpent, possibly the Egyptian cobra, known as a basilikos (`kinglet`) and credited with ...
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Cockatrice

The Cockatrice is a fictious creature said to be hatched from a cock's egg by a serpent. It is an ugly creature with a crested head, glittering eyes, a barbed tongue and a serpents tail. Mention is made of the Cockatrice in several passages of the bible. It probably has as its origin the hermaphroditic fowl - a crowing hen - which is known to occur...
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cockatrice

[n] - monster hatched by a reptile from a cock`s egg
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