American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genera Dracocephalum and Physostegia, having terminal spikes of rose-pink or purplish flowers.
- n. American herb having sharply serrate lanceolate leaves and spikes of blue to violet flowers
“A false helm at that, for the face within was less the visage of his pursuer than the intricate dragonhead crest was.”
“Vikings (which then meant pirates not the Norse) did not just raid Northern Europe, they settled in the mediterranean, brought to Northern Europe dragonhead symbolism (purportedly from the Sythians around 5th C),rediscovered and settled in Greenland and North America, gave Russia its name (debatedly), and served in the Varangian guard (Byzantium) as mercenaries.”
“Whez Lavastone, after killing the second guard, raced toward the king, ignoring the leering dragonhead looming over him.”
“The pyrenean prunella has large purple heads; the false dragonhead (_Physostegia_), pale rose-purple spikes; centranthuses, cymes of red and white; centaureas, heads of yellow, blue, and purple; pinks, divers shades of red and white; and monkshoods, hoods of blue or white; and all are very hardy, ready growers, and copious bloomers.”
“Masses of pink light up shady places where the false dragonhead grows, and the jewel weeds are thickly hung with pendant blossoms of orange and pale yellow.”
“It seems the former dragonhead of the Tsuen Wan gang was raking in HK$14 million per year”
“Without a dragonhead like Foxconn it's hard to get that kickstart," Tse said.”
“(Veronicastrum virginicum) about 3 to 5 feet with spiky white flowers; false dragonhead”
“Duplicate your shape 2 times (layer > duplicate layer ...), so that you have 3 dragonhead layers.”
“Now the text and dragonhead won't be affected by the levels layer.”
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