green dragon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n green dragon early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix
    • n green dragon European arum resembling the cuckoopint
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Green dragon (Bot) a North American herbaceous plant (Arisæma Dracontium), resembling the Indian turnip; -- called also dragon root.
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Usage

In literature:

He was staring at the carpet, at a hideous green-and-yellow dragon.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
One of the most instructive of these objects is flat in shape, painted green, and decorated with figures of a dragon-fly.
"Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895" by Jesse Walter Fewkes
Then they drove around to the Green Dragon.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Meantime the Green Dragon, competitor of the Swan, had great need of their lavish and interesting patronage.
"Ladies-In-Waiting" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
A set of green dragons doubles his total score once.
"Pung Chow" by Lew Lysle Harr
Green Dragon tavern, 327.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
She was no doubt enjoying herself at the Green Dragon.
"The Girls of St. Olave's" by Mabel Mackintosh
He was, in fact, a green dragon.
"The Magic World" by Edith Nesbit
We held our meetings at the Green Dragon Tavern.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Green Dragon Inn, Worcester, 350.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
It is only a few steps from here, at the Green Dragon.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Guan Yu had a knife shaped like a half-moon which was called the Green Dragon.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
The spandril spaces are filled with dragon-like monsters on a green ground.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Bray's; Railway; Green Dragon.
"Nooks and Corners of Cornwall" by C. A. Dawson Scott
You never saw a windmill yet without swearing it was a green dragon with yellow eyes and a three-pronged tail.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
The Green Dragon Inn was one of the most famous of historic taverns.
"Stage-coach and Tavern Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Green Dragon was the sign of a noted tavern in Union Street, licensed in 1697, and disappeared 1854.
"Curiosities of History" by William W. Wheildon
Green Dragon Tavern, 363.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
Over the crown is a canopy of green and red, and the supporters of the lion and red dragon are in their proper places.
"Royal English Bookbindings" by Cyril Davenport
There was just a possibility that the trio might re-appear and return to the Green Dragon.
"The Hunchback of Westminster" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

Knows too each glimmering queen
Or carven king they bore,
Each dragon gold and green,
Armed knight or turbaned Moor . . .
"The Ships He Served Of Old" by Cicely Fox Smith
But at anchor, carved and gilded,
Lay the dragon-ship he builded;
'T was the grandest ship in Norway,
With its crest and scales of green.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Velvety bees make busy hum;
Green flies and striped wasps go and come;
The butterflies gleam white;
Blue-burning, vaporous, to and fro
The dragon-flies like arrows go,
Or hang in moveless flight:—
"The Child-Mother" by George MacDonald

In news:

DEZHOU, China – At Utopia Garden, retiree Li Yuling likes the green space around his new apartment block and the solar panels that resemble a dragon in flight.
Green Dragon 's Lair brings out good ideas.
Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub.
Complete details for Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub.
LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Green Dragons and Mulberry Panthers battled to a 1-all tie in Class 2A-District 10 boys soccer action on Tuesday.
The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets advanced to the regional finals for the second straight year with a 34-15 win over the Harlan Green Dragons in the second round of the playoffs on Friday.
Get this button fleece jacket by Green Dragon Style at C.L.A.D.
Green Dragon's Lair brings out good ideas.
You'll find hobbit stamps on the letters, hobbit safety briefings on the planes, even shire beer at the Green Dragon bar.
In "The Green Tea User's Manual" a slender volume by Helen Gustafson (Clarkson Potter, $17), you can learn plenty about sencha, dragon well and gunpowder, and nothing, of course, about black teas like Darjeeling or Lapsang souchong.
WELLINGTON , New Zealand — You'll find hobbit stamps on the letters, hobbit safety briefings on the planes, even shire beer at the Green Dragon bar.
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