November 6th, 2015

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Friday word: Wyvern

One more monster for good measure ;) And w-words are always good, right?
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#10: Wyvern

"The wyvern is essentially an English beast, and in olden times was much accredited and respected." Herbert Crest, writing in Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and its Borders, Vol. 24, 1890

Definition:

: a fabulous animal usually represented as a 2-legged winged creature resembling a dragon

Photo credit: Tory Novikova

(from Merriam Webster Online's Top Ten Monsters list)