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 D. P. or Dom. Proc.Dra’chenfels (Dragon-rocks). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drac.
 
A sort of fairy in human form, whose abode is the caverns of rivers. Sometimes these dracs will float like golden cups along a stream to entice women and children bathing, and when they attempt to catch the prize drag them under water. (South of France mythology.)   1
   Fare le drac, same as “Faire le diable.” Irish, “Play the Puck;” English, “Play the deuce.”
       
“Belomen qu’ yeu faré ic Drac
Se jamay trebi dins un sac
Cinc ô siés milante pistoios
Espessos como de redolos.”
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Goudelin: Castle en l’Ayre.
 


 D. P. or Dom. Proc.Dra’chenfels (Dragon-rocks). 

 
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