Origin of wyvern
Examples from the Web for wyvern
She was anxious to recommence her studies, to resume her readings to the children; and she desired to see Mr. Wyvern.
She is showing him the grounds; which I always think are the great charm of Wyvern, so secluded!Lyre and Lancet|F. Anstey
She had liked Mr. Wyvern from the first meeting with him, and a sense of trust had been nourished by each succeeding conversation.
Hubert resolved to take the book to Wanley in the evening; if no other means offered, Mr. Wyvern would return it to the owner.
Hubert did not move from the bedside, and from time to time Mr. Wyvern came and sat with him.
British Dictionary definitions for wyvern
less commonly wivern
Word Origin for wyvern
Word Origin and History for wyvern
c.1600, formed (with excrescent -n) from Middle English wyver (c.1300), from Anglo-French wivre, from Old North French form of Old French guivre "snake," from Latin vipera "viper" (see viper). In heraldry, a winged dragon with eagle's feet and a serpent's barbed tail.