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Definition of "fabled" [fabled]

  • Made known or famous by fables; legendary. (adjective)
  • Existing only in fables; fictitious. (adjective)
  • Made famous in fable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Fictitious (adjective)

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Use "fabled" in a sentence
  • "Miss Maszkeradi had sought precisely such a gruff, ancient tree-like male all her life, to whom she could have been as faithful as to this rooted, bark-bound, impassive trunk that had a face, as in fabled forests of old, hands in pockets, and a waist aslant, in a bored pose."
  • "Could I call the fabled Hydra, I would have him live and perish, survive and die, until the sun itself would grow dim with age."
  • "Umm al-Dunya, the mother of the world, Egyptians and other Arabs call the fabled city of Cairo."