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Noun: fable  fey-bul
  1. A deliberately false or improbable account
    - fabrication, fiction
     
  2. A short moral story (often with animal characters)
    - parable, allegory, apologue, exemplum
     
  3. A story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
    - legend
Verb: fable  fey-bul
Usage: archaic
  1. Invent; speak of as true or real

Derived forms: fabling, fables, fabled

Type of: falsehood, falsity, story, untruth

Encyclopedia: Fable