cockatrice (n.) Old form(s): Cockeatrice
murderous serpent, basilisk
Luc.540[of Tarquin] with a cockatrice' dead-killing eye / He rouseth up himself
R3 IV.i.54[Duchess of York to herself, of Richard] A cockatrice hast thou hatched to the world
RJ III.ii.47[Juliet to Nurse] the death-darting eye of cockatrice
TN III.iv.192[Sir Toby to Fabian, of Viola as Cesario and Sir Andrew] they will kill one another by the look, like cockatrices
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