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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Legendary  stories  of  nurses  and  old  women.  --Bourne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Legendary  \Leg"end*a*ry\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  legendaire  LL 
  legendarius.] 
  1.  A  book  of  legends;  a  tale  or  narrative. 
 
  Read  the  Countess  of  Pembroke's  ``Arcadia,''  a 
  gallant  legendary  full  of  pleasurable  accidents. 
  --James  I. 
 
  2.  One  who  relates  legends.  --Bp.  Lavington. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legendary 
  adj  1:  so  celebrated  as  to  having  taken  on  the  nature  of  a  legend; 
  "the  legendary  exploits  of  the  arctic  trailblazers" 
  2:  celebrated  in  fable  or  legend;  "the  fabled  Paul  Bunyan  and 
  his  blue  ox";  "legendary  exploits  of  Jesse  James"  [syn:  {fabled}] 




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