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What is the noun for fable?

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  1. A fictitious narrative intended to enforce some useful truth or precept, usually with animals, etc. as characters; an apologue. Prototypically, Aesop's Fables.
  2. Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
  3. Fiction; untruth; falsehood.
  4. The plot, story, or connected series of events forming the subject of an epic or dramatic poem.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “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.”
      “A romantic fable about guardian angels watching over the old city remains his most successful cinematic venture to date.”
      “I would surmise that it is a fable that I am averse to foreign cultures.”
  1. The act of telling fables.
  1. plural of fabling
  1. plural of fable
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Since Aesop mined the animal kingdom for characters, it was only natural that he incorporated plenty of birds in his fables.”
      “However, there is a strong oral tradition consisting of stories, legends, fables, poems, riddles, and songs.”
      “In fables, Uncle Coyote is constantly outwitted by the jokester and trickster Uncle Rabbit.”
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