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fabled

[fey-buh ld] /ˈfeɪ bəld/
adjective
1.
celebrated in fables:
a fabled goddess of the wood.
2.
having no real existence; fictitious:
a fabled chest of gold.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; fable + -ed3
Related forms
unfabled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un fabled

fabled

/ˈfeɪbəld/
adjective
1.
made famous in fable
2.
fictitious
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Word Origin and History for un fabled

fabled

adj.

c.1600, "unreal, invented," past participle adjective from fable (v.) "to tell tales" (late 14c.), from Old French fabler, from Latin fabulari, from fabula (see fable). Meaning "celebrated in fable" is from 1706.

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