dragonfly

[ drag-uh n-flahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF dragonfly
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I saw my first dragonfly that day, and tried to catch him in my cap, but he evaded me.

Dragonfly was on the ground in front of me and he yelled up and said "What's the matter?"

This is what we all said though: Dragonfly said, "Good morning, Mr. Black!"

Before we could get there, Dragonfly said excitedly, "It's Mr. Black's diary!"

I expect he may turn into a dragonfly, or maybe some kind of beetle or other.

But Dragonfly was a new boat, and now in the water for the first time.

Such must be the state of being of a dragonfly on a sunny day.

A second dragonfly appeared, its body a vivid purple, and a third.

They were in the deck-saloon of the Dragonfly, steaming southwards from Valencia.

A Gnat and a Dragonfly, with a great many of their relations, arrived about the same time with the Beetle.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from dragon + fly (n.).

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