Definition of Fables

1. Noun. (plural of fable) ¹



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Definition of Fables

1. fable [v] - See also: fable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fables

fabbo
fabby
fabella
fabellae
fabes con amasueles
fabian
fabianite
fabids
fabiform
fabism
fable
fabled
fablelike
fabler
fablers
fables (current term)
fabless
fabliau
fabliaux
fabling
fablings
faboo
fabric
fabric blindness
fabric mulch
fabric softener
fabric softeners
fabricability
fabricable
fabricant

Literary usage of Fables

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1. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"fables and folk stories. Fox and the little red hen. See Little red hen. II. ... Folk stories and fables. Wiggin and Smith. Talking beasts. ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1857)
"The fables of Esope in Eng- lishe with all his Lyfe and Fortune, 8vo. ... Of this «dition, only one — The fables of Esop in English, whereunto are added, ..."

3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1858)
"The fables of Esop in English, whereunto are added, the fables of Avian and of Poge the Florentine. Lond., 8vo. 12s. Black letter. ..."

4. History of Spanish literature by George Ticknor, Ticknor, George, 1791-1871 (1849)
"Both parts, taken together, contain a hundred and fifty-seven fables, ... They were, no doubt, less carefully written than the fables of Yriarte, ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"La Fontaine published the first six books of his fables in 1668,* and it is well known that the subjects of most of these early fables were taken from ..."

6. English Literature: From the Norman Conquest to Chaucer by William Henry Schofield (1906)
"If one would understand the mystery-plays fully, one should study along with them the ideas, style, and provenience of these popular tales. BEAST-fables ..."

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