(noun) a short moral story, esp one with animals as characters
(noun) a false, fictitious, or improbable account; fiction or lie
(noun) a story or legend about supernatural or mythical characters or events
(noun) legends or myths collectively
(noun) the plot of a play or of an epic or dramatic poem
(verb) to relate or tell (fables)
(verb) to speak untruthfully; tell lies
(verb) to talk about or describe in the manner of a fable
Use "fables" in a sentence
"The King James Version uses the word fables, which translates to the Greek word for myths, which is muthos ."
"And from the remembrances thus preserved and transmitted by tradition, each generation obscuring or exaggerating them, have descended what we call fables of antiquity, -- great facts, now dimly remembered and darkly presented, as shadowed over by the mists of long ages."
"Fairies as commonly understood in fables and fairy tales are not of that sort."