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Such stories considered as a group:
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  1. Such stories considered as a group:
  2. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
  3. Such stories collectively; mythology
The science or study of myths
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  1. The science or study of myths
  2. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
  3. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.
Alternative spelling of folktale.
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  1. Alternative spelling of folktale.
  2. A story, usually of anonymous authorship and containing legendary elements, made and handed down orally among the common people
A prose narrative usually written in Iceland between 1120 and 1400, dealing with the families that first settled Iceland and their descendants, with the histories of the kings of Norway, and with the myths and legends of early Germanic gods and heroes.
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  1. A prose narrative usually written in Iceland between 1120 and 1400, dealing with the families that first settled Iceland and their descendants, with the histories of the kings of Norway, and with the myths and legends of early Germanic gods and heroes.
  2. A medieval Icelandic or Scandinavian prose narrative dealing with the heroic exploits of legendary and historical kings and warriors or with the traditional history of an important family
  3. A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
A fictitious story meant to teach a moral lesson: the characters are usually talking animals
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  1. A fictitious story meant to teach a moral lesson: the characters are usually talking animals
  2. A story that is not true; falsehood
  3. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a photograph.
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  1. A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a photograph.
  2. A title or heading, as of a document or article.
  3. A descriptive title, or legend, as under an illustration
A maxim adopted as a principle of behavior
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  1. A maxim adopted as a principle of behavior
  2. A brief statement used to express a principle, goal, or ideal:
  3. A word, phrase, or sentence chosen as expressive of the goals or ideals of a nation, group, family, etc. and inscribed on a seal, banner, coin, coat of arms, etc.
A short, signed message in a book or on a photograph given as a gift.
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  1. A short, signed message in a book or on a photograph given as a gift.
  2. A brief or informal dedication in a book, etc.
  3. The usually informal dedication of a book or an artistic work.
A formal appellation attached to the name of a person as a sign of office, rank, profession, or hereditary privilege.
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  1. A formal appellation attached to the name of a person as a sign of office, rank, profession, or hereditary privilege.
  2. A descriptive name; an epithet:
  3. (Sports & Games) A championship:
Any of a set of levers, or the disks, buttons, etc. connected to them, pressed down in operating a piano, accordion, clarinet, typewriter, linotype, word processor, etc.
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  1. Any of a set of levers, or the disks, buttons, etc. connected to them, pressed down in operating a piano, accordion, clarinet, typewriter, linotype, word processor, etc.
  2. The principal tonality of a work:
  3. A system of related notes or tones based on and named after a certain note (keynote, tonic) and forming a given scale; tonality
A story about legendary persons and exploits.
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  1. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
  2. A story that is not true; falsehood
  3. A myth or legend
A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
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  1. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
  2. Such stories considered as a group:
  3. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
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  1. A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
  2. All of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
  3. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
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  1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
  2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
  3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.
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  1. A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.
  2. Myth.
  3. Mythology.
A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
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  1. A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
  2. A precept or a body of precepts that are not written in the sacred book of a religion, such as the Bible, but are considered holy or true.
  3. The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication:
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