before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English firdrake, from Old English fȳrdraca, from fȳr + draca dragon, from Latin draco — more at dragon
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“Firedrake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/firedrake. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.
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