A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
FABLE
[noun]
1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue.
2. a story not founded on fact.
3. a story about supernatural or extraordinary persons or incidents; legend.
4. legends or myths collectively.
5. an untruth; falsehood.
[verb]
6. to tell or write fables.
9. to speak falsely; lie.
10. to describe as if actually so; talk about as if true.
Etymology: Middle English fable, fabel, fabul < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin fābula - a story, tale.
[Robert Vavra]

FABLE

[noun]

1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue.

2. a story not founded on fact.

3. a story about supernatural or extraordinary persons or incidents; legend.

4. legends or myths collectively.

5. an untruth; falsehood.

[verb]

6. to tell or write fables.

9. to speak falsely; lie.

10. to describe as if actually so; talk about as if true.

Etymology: Middle English fable, fabel, fabul < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin fābula - a story, tale.

[Robert Vavra]

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