Legendary Leg"end*a*ry, n. [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL. legendarius.] 1. A book of legends; a tale or narrative. [1913 Webster]

Read the Countess of Pembroke's ``Arcadia,'' a gallant legendary full of pleasurable accidents. --James I. [1913 Webster]

2. One who relates legends. --Bp. Lavington. [1913 Webster]

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  • legendary — (unlike mythical) means much more than ‘belonging to legend (or myth)’, it speaks of greatness and romance: • Many tales arose out of this legendary mountain The Times, 2002. It is best kept for people and achievements that belong to the past or… …   Modern English usage

  • Legendary — Leg end*a*ry (l[e^]j [e^]n*d[asl]*r[y^]), a. Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends; consisting of legends; like a legend; fabulous. Legendary writers. Bp. Lloyd. [1913 Webster] Legendary stories of nurses and old women. Bourne. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • legendary — [adj1] fictitious but well known allegorical, apocryphal, created, customary, doubtful, dubious, fabled, fabricated, fabulous, fanciful, figmental, handed down, imaginary, imaginative, improbable, invented, mythical, mythological, related,… …   New thesaurus

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  • legendary — (adj.) mid 16c., from M.L. legendarius, from legenda (see LEGEND (Cf. legend)). Earlier it was a noun meaning a collection of legends (1510s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • legendary — mythical, apocryphal, fabulous, *fictitious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • legendary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, described in, or based on legends. 2) remarkable enough to be famous. DERIVATIVES legendarily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • legendary — [lej′ən der΄ē] adj. 1. of, based on, or presented in legends 2. a) remarkable; extraordinary b) well known; famous SYN. FICTITIOUS …   English World dictionary

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