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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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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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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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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Book. Subjects: History of English. 7890 pages. 490744 words.

‘ground-breaking’, Writing Magazine

This authoritative dictionary draws on Oxford's unrivalled bank of reference and language resources in order to explore...

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