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The cockatrice lifted itself up on its tail and looked at him with red eyes.The King of Ireland's Son|Padraic Colum
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp; and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice's den.
The fabulous animal, the cockatrice, was believed to result from a "venomous egg" laid by an aged cock, and hatched by a toad.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
Those hens pecked the catch loose, and that cockatrice fairly staggered them.
Probably from the same source came such mythical creatures as the dragon, the wyvern, and the cockatrice.A Handbook of Pictorial History|Henry W. Donald