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a.1.resembling a dragon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(47) Ted Hughes, who shares something of Graves's conception of the Goddess, offers in 'The Snake in the Oak' a reading of Coleridge's mythopoeic poems as centring on a muse figure who uncannily resembles Baxter's: a 'Snake Woman' who can be seen as a benevolent Divine Mother but also pursues the poet in nightmares as 'a gargoylish woman, a metamorphic dragonish hag' (Winter Pollen: Occasional Prose, ed.
In his 1911 Yes-vote cartoon in support of a referendum for expanded federal government powers, Case has a sword-wielding Labor hero rescuing a female Australia from a dragonish trust in a nod to the Greek mythology of Perseus and Andromeda.
A noble countenance I see, working effect on womenfolk; a young man of sweet colouring; a form dragonish in the fray.
After Cleopatra's second retreat at sea, Antony imagines the world, and ultimately himself, as made of the yielding and indistinct elements of water and air that make up clouds and mist: Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapor sometime like a bear or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air.