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Aesop's fable [Lit.]

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 109 words.

who lived as a slave on the island of Samos, traditionally has all Greek fables ascribed to his authorship. The

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Fable

in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 10 words.

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fable

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 388 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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fabler

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 175 words.

Adela, bailer, bailor, baler, Benguela, bewailer, derailleur, hailer, inhaler, jailer, loudhailer, mailer, nailer, railer, retailer, sailer, sailor, scaler,

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fable

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 387 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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fabler

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 174 words.

Adela, bailer, bailor, baler, Benguela, bewailer, derailleur, hailer, inhaler, jailer, loudhailer, mailer, nailer, railer, retailer, sailer, sailor, scaler,

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fable

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

XIII. — (O)F. — L. fābula discourse, story, f. fārī speak (cf. FAME).

So vb. tell tales XIV;

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fable

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 41 words.

a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral; a story, typically a supernatural one incorporating elements of

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of English. 8980 pages. 694658 words.

With thousands of contemporary words and phrases and a wide selection of entries on the cultural preoccupations of our times, Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable is an invaluable...

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Sense and Rhythm in La Fontaine's <i>Fables</i>

Roger Pensom.

in French Studies

October 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 6560 words.

Maya Slater has drawn attention to the stylistic importance of accent distribution within the phrase for the reading of La Fontaine's Fables. Linguistic opinion is currently divided on the...

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