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Pendragon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A title given to an ancient British or Welsh chief holding or claiming supreme power. In English chiefly known as the title of Uther Pendragon, father of King Arthur.

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Pendragon

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 515 words.

Progressive rockers Pendragon took their name, like so many others working in the same genre in the mid-70s, from the

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Pendragon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A title given to an ancient British or Welsh chief holding or claiming supreme power. In English chiefly known as the title of Uther Pendragon, father of King Arthur.

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Pendragon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Progressive rockers Pendragon took their name, like so many others working in the same genre in the mid-70s, from the Arthurian dynasty/mythos. Formed in Gloucestershire, England in 1977,...

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Pendragon <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

penˈdraɡǝn

sp Pendragon1

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Uther Pendragon

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 79 words.

in the Arthurian legend, king of the Britons and father of Arthur. Pendragon means ‘chief dragon’, and Uther has

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Uther Pendragon

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 93 words.

In the Arthurian legend, king of the Britons and father of *Arthur. Pendragon means ‘chief dragon’. The narrative

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Uther Pendragon

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 104 words.

In the Arthurian legend, king of the Britons and father of *Arthur. Pendragon means ‘chief dragon’. The narrative

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Uther Pendragon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

In the Arthurian legend, king of the Britons and father of Arthur. Pendragon means ‘chief dragon’, and Uther has been variously explained. After he became king of the Britons, he lusted...

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Pendragon

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 186 words.

A title conferred on several British chiefs in times of great danger when they were invested with supreme power, especially,

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pendragon

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

• deafen • griffon, stiffen • antiphon • hyphen, siphon • often, soften • orphan • ibuprofen

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