Origin of basilisk
OTHER WORDS FROM basiliskbas·i·lis·cine [bas-uh-lis-in, -ahyn, baz-], /ˌbæs əˈlɪs ɪn, -aɪn, ˌbæz-/, bas·i·lis·can, adjective
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How to use basilisk in a sentence
Just ask any of the ladies who have been privileged enough to enter my "chamber of secrets" and "meet my basilisk."
A basilisk, a sword, and a phoenix mean only one thing for Harry Potter: an excursion into the mysterious chamber.
Kayani sat in basilisk silence during the parliamentary session.
No sooner does Hermione discover that the creature is a basilisk when Ginny Weasley, Ron's little sister, goes missing.
But as I did so the head turned, and the eyes fell full upon me, with all their blaze of basilisk horror.Dracula|Bram Stoker
It was close by that the blessed Sirus "drew out the dreadful serpent named Basilisk in the year 550."Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
He stared at the open letter as if it possessed the eyes of a basilisk.The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
Captain Cavendish tried to look about him, which he had not ventured to do before, under those basilisk eyes.A Changed Heart|May Agnes Fleming