drac

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drac or dil.ie/18548

Forms: drag

n fire; (fig.) anger (?): d.¤ .i. a dracone quasi dracc .i. tene no ferg, Corm. Y 428 . drag .i. teine .i. fearg, O'Cl. draig tar ailt `fire over a house', ML 122.8 . Prob. same word as draic (q.v.), the gloss being due to freq. association of dragon with fire. Cf. O'R. drag fire, a thunderbolt ; dragart a flint (= fire- stone ?); dragbhod the lesser bear-star (also P. O'C. ).