[tied] Re: Medieval Dragons, dog/snake, Greek Dragons

From: Piotr Gasiorowski Message: 17585
Date: 2003-01-14

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, george knysh <gknysh@...> wrote:

> *****GK: Quite. That was the point of my question.
> Would it imply something like "what a sight!!"? *****

Not really. Gk. <drako:n> can be interpreted as 'one characterised by
staring' (cf. <drakos> n. 'eye'), presumably a creature with evil
eyes that hurt or kill, like a cockatrice's.