These days, British chefs are looking to their storied past to create some of Europe's most inventive (and delicious) food.
The Mosel region is arguably the most storied, least-understood wine region in the world.
The sudden end of his storied career may also have played a role.
A weirdly parallel codependent relationship takes place between Carver and his storied editor.
Sure, $250 million—the price Jeff Bezos is paying for the storied newspaper—sounds like a lot of cash to us working stiffs.
The walk along the Strand and Fleet Street, in particular, is continually on storied ground.
Sad gardens stretch into sad parks; sad parks into storied and haunting forests.
The father believed in civilization, in the storied tower we have erected to affront nature; that is, the father believed in Man.
As that of Epimenides, who is storied to have slept seventy-five years.
And now out with spare yards and masts and try for some steerage way on this storied hayrick.
late 15c., "ornamented with scenes from history," from past participle of verb form of story (n.1). Meaning "celebrated in history or legend" is from 1725.
"account of some happening," early 13c., "narrative of important events or celebrated persons of the past," from Old French estorie, from Late Latin storia and Latin historia "history, account, tale, story" (see history). Meaning "recital of true events" first recorded late 14c.; sense of "narrative of fictitious events meant to entertain" is from c.1500. Not differentiated from history till 1500s. As a euphemism for "a lie" it dates from 1690s. Meaning "newspaper article" is from 1892. Story-teller is from 1709. Story-line first attested 1941. That's another story "that requires different treatment" is attested from 1818. Story of my life "sad truth" first recorded 1938.
"floor of a building," c.1400, from Anglo-Latin historia "floor of a building" (c.1200), also "picture," from Latin historia (see history). Perhaps so called because the fronts of buildings in the Middle Ages often were decorated with rows of painted windows.