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1. legend

noun. ['ˈlɛdʒənd'] a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events.

Synonyms

  • story
  • Arthurian legend

Etymology

  • legende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • legende (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Legend

  • ackland
  • agrosiand
  • ahlstrand
  • aland
  • allemand
  • almand
  • almond
  • altland
  • anand
  • aravind
  • arcand
  • armand
  • armond
  • ashland
  • asplund
  • auckland
  • aurand
  • aymond
  • bachand
  • backlund

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A common misspelling of legend is ledgend

Example sentences of the word legend


1. Noun, singular or mass
Never fear – tossing a coin in to the Trevi Fountain will guarantee your return, according to legend.

2. Verb, base form
According to legend, Achilles of Troy used yarrow to treat his wounded soldiers.

Quotes containing the word legend


1. Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
- Jean Arp

2. Maybe getting around in life was nothing but map-reading. A skill that required practice. A key to unlock where you wanted to go. A legend to show where you were.
- Justina Chen, North of Beautiful

3. Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the night season, and melt away in the first beam of the sun, which lights grim care and stern reality on their daily pilgrimage through the world.
- Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

2. legend

noun. ['ˈlɛdʒənd'] brief description accompanying an illustration.

Synonyms

  • title
  • illustration

Antonyms

  • low status

Etymology

  • legende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • legende (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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