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Definition of "fabliaux" [fabliaux]

  • Plural form of fabliau. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fabliaux" in a sentence
  • "News at Eleven: Many of Rumi's lyrical ghazals express an almost psychedelic perceptivity that makes his imagery so distinctive and attractive Light would soak the world entire/as once it did on Sinai's Mount/if I reveal the ecstasy/of my heart's fabliaux . . . from ghazal 2789."
  • "My annotations avoid only one subject, parallels of European folklore and fabliaux which, however interesting, would overswell the bulk of a book whose speciality is anthropology."
  • "Koraysh were in the habit of reciting certain Persian fabliaux and of extolling them as superior to the silly and equally fictitious stories of the “Glorious Koran.”"