Pendragon Pen"drag*on, n. A chief leader or a king; a head; a dictator; -- a title assumed by the ancient British chiefs when called to lead other chiefs. [1913 Webster]

The dread Pendragon, Britain's king of kings. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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