A star, a daystar, a firedrake, rose at his birth.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Now, the Firedrake is a beast, or bird, about the bigness of an elephant.
"Prince Prigio" by Andrew Lang
The king consulted the learned men about the Court, who told him that probably a FIREDRAKE was in the neighbourhood.
"Prince Prigio From "His Own Fairy Book"" by Andrew Lang