One biographer set out to find the message that matters in his life and legend.
These battlefield set-backs were extremely common said Gareth Williams, curator of “Vikings: Life and legend.”
Instead, Johnson redirects our focus to his writing—an aspect that has been overshadowed by his legend.
Recipe Jean-Georges is a legend for many reasons: this halibut recipe is one of them.
Two new trailers for Anchorman 2: The legend Continues are here.
Genius has not hesitated to borrow bravely from history and legend.
But there is a legend to the effect that his last words were somewhat different.
She became, as Marcia had laughingly predicted, a legend in her own lifetime.
This is a Danish legend; but there is a Highland one very similar to it.
In the foreground a sign post with the legend, 'Beggars not allowed in this parish.'
early 14c., "narrative dealing with a happening or an event," from Old French legende (12c., Modern French légende) and directly from Medieval Latin legenda "legend, story," literally "(things) to be read," on certain days in church, etc., from Latin legendus, neuter plural gerundive of legere "to read, gather, select" (see lecture (n.)).
Used originally of saints' lives; extended sense of "nonhistorical or mythical story" first recorded late 14c. Meaning "writing or inscription" (especially on a coin or medal) is from 1610s; on a map, illustration, etc., from 1903.