legendary

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legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot Arthur , King Arthur
legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon Beowulf
one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury berserk , berserker
legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada Bunyan , Paul Bunyan
United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903) Burk , Burke , Calamity Jane , Martha Jane Burk , Martha Jane Burke
any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish nobleman) Don Juan
legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas Don Juan
legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure dwarf , gnome
legendary friend of Gilgamish Enkidu
legendary sword of King Arthur Excalibur
famous and legendary fabled , storied
legendary patron saint of children Father Christmas , Kriss Kringle , Saint Nick , Santa , Santa Claus , St. Nick
legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories Gilgamesh
legendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics Gilgamish
legendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot Gordius
legendary bird halcyon
frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876) Hickock , James Butler Hickock , Wild Bill Hickock
Spanish explorer who accompanied Columbus on his second trip in 1493; in 1513 he discovered Florida while searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth (1460-1521) Juan Ponce de Leon , Ponce de Leon
legendary follower of Robin Hood; noted for his size and strength Little John
legendary female spirit nymph
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