A water battle between two drakes.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Middle English ; from West Germanic an unverified form drako, male, as inch(es) Old High German anutrehho, literally , duck-male
- a small cannon of the 17th and 18th cent.
- mayfly (sense )
- Obsolete a dragon
Origin: Middle English dragon ; from Old English draca ; from Classical Latin draco, dragon
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Origin: Middle English.
Origin: Middle English, dragon, from Old English draca, from West Germanic *drako, from Latin dracō; see Dragon .
, Sir Francis 1540?-1596.