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Noun
The traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth
Noun
Plural for a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral
“Eysup's fable about the tiger and the lemon meringue pie warns children about the dangers of eating something not suitable to their natural diet.”
Noun
Plural for a supernatural story incorporating elements of myth and legend
“A romantic fable about guardian angels watching over the old city remains his most successful cinematic venture to date.”
Noun
Plural for a false statement or belief
“I would surmise that it is a fable that I am averse to foreign cultures.”
Verb
(archaic) To write or utter what is not true
“The poets fable, that Apollo being enamored of Cassandra, was by her many shifts and cunning slights still deluded in his desire.”
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