That warred-over political geography lie at the heart of man and legend—and the nomadic Apache world.
These battlefield set-backs were extremely common said Gareth Williams, curator of “Vikings: Life and legend.”
Recipe Jean-Georges is a legend for many reasons: this halibut recipe is one of them.
early 14c., "narrative dealing with a happening or an event," from Old French legende (12c., Modern French légende) and directly from Medieval Latin legenda "legend, story," literally "(things) to be read," on certain days in church, etc., from Latin legendus, neuter plural gerundive of legere "to read, gather, select" (see lecture (n.)).
Used originally of saints' lives; extended sense of "nonhistorical or mythical story" first recorded late 14c. Meaning "writing or inscription" (especially on a coin or medal) is from 1610s; on a map, illustration, etc., from 1903.