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Legend

Leg´end   Pronunciation: lĕj´ĕnd or lē´jĕnd; 277
n.1.
1.That which is appointed to be read; especially, a chronicle or register of the lives of saints, formerly read at matins, and in the refectories of religious houses.
2.A story respecting saints; especially, one of a marvelous nature.
3.Any wonderful story coming down from the past, but not verifiable by historical record; a myth; a fable.
And in this legend all that glorious deed
Read, whilst you arm you.
- Fairfax.
4.An inscription, motto, or title, esp. one surrounding the field in a medal or coin, or placed upon an heraldic shield or beneath an engraving or illustration.
Golden legend
See under Golden.
v. t.1.To tell or narrate, as a legend.
Noun1.Legendlegend - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Synonyms: fable
2.legend - brief description accompanying an illustration
Synonyms: caption
Clio, Lambert conformal projection, Marchen, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Mishnah, Muse of history, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, Talmud, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, adventures, aeronautical chart, ancient wisdom, annals, apologue, archetypal myth, archetypal pattern, astronomical chart, atlas, autobiography, azimuthal equidistant projection, azimuthal projection, banner, banner head, bedtime story, biographical sketch, biography, caption, cartographer, cartography, case history, celebrity, celestial chart, celestial globe, chart, chorographer, chorography, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, climatic chart, code, common law, confessions, conic projection, contour line, contour map, curriculum vitae, custom, cylindrical projection, detective story, diary, drop head, dropline, epic, epigraph, experiences, fabliau, fairy lore, fairy tale, fairyism, fantasy, folk motif, folk story, folktale, fortunes, general reference map, gest, ghost story, globe, gnomonic projection, graphic scale, grid line, hachure, hagiography, hagiology, hanger, head, heading, headline, heliographic chart, heroic legend, historiography, horse opera, hydrographic chart, immemorial usage, immortal name, immortality, index, inscription, isoline, journal, jump head, key, latitude, layer tint, life, life and letters, life story, longitude, lore, love story, luminary, map, map maker, map projection, mapper, martyrology, memoir, memoirs, memorabilia, memorial, memorials, memory, meridian, motto, mystery, mystery story, mythical lore, mythicism, mythology, mythos, narrative, necrology, nursery tale, obituary, overline, parallel, personage, phenomenon, photobiography, photogrammetrist, photogrammetry, photomap, phototopography, physical map, political map, polyconic projection, profile, projection, racial memory, record, relief map, remembrance, representative fraction, resume, road map, romance, rubric, running head, running title, scale, scarehead, science fiction, screamer, shocker, sinusoidal projection, slogan, somebody, space fiction, space opera, special map, spread, spreadhead, streamer, subhead, subheading, subtitle, superscription, suspense story, terrain map, terrestrial globe, thematic map, theory of history, thriller, title, title page, topographer, topographic chart, topography, tradition, traditionalism, traditionality, transportation map, undying fame, weather chart, weather map, whodunit, wonder, work of fiction
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Legatary
Legate
Legatee
Legates
Legateship
Legatine
Legation
Legato
Legator
Legatory
Legatos violare contra jus gentium est
Legatum morte testatoris tantum confirmatur
Legatura
Legature
Lege
Legement
-- Legend --
Legendary
legendary creature
Leger
leger line
Legerdemain
Legerdemainist
Legerity
Leges humanae nascuntur
Leges non verbis sed regus sunt impositae
Leges posteriores priores contrarias abrogant
Legge
Legged
Leggiadro
Legging
Leggy
Leghorn
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