Storied Sto"ried, a. [From {Story}.] 1. Told in a story. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a history; interesting from the stories which pertain to it; venerable from the associations of the past. [1913 Webster]

Some greedy minion, or imperious wife, The trophied arches, storied halls, invade. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? --Gray. [1913 Webster]

3. Having (such or so many) stories; -- chiefly in composition; as, a two-storied house. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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