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The cockatrice is hatched from a cockerel's egg, and resembles a dragon the size and shape of a cockerel. The English word is derived from the Latin calcatrix, but in Welsh it is called ceiliog neidr: 'adder-cock.' Its touch, breath and glance are lethal.

There is a saying in Welsh, Y ddraig goch ddyry gychwyn, which means, 'The red dragon leads the way.' The cockatrice spits at your beery patriotism.

About Cockatrice Books

Founded in 2015, Cockatrice Books brings you new and classic translations of Welsh literature, and original Welsh fiction. No money is spent on advertising. Reviews, shares and recommendations are greatly appreciated.

All books from Cockatrice are published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform using print-on-demand technology. Createspace binding is neat, and the pages are clean, though the density of the print may be low. All books are covered by CreateSpace's warranty, and Cockatrice is grateful to readers who report defective manufacture to their supplier.

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