noun, plural leg·end·ar·ies.
a collection of legends.
A lost, legendary dictionary is rediscovered. Where was it found, and what language is it for?
In James Boswell’s travelogue, Boswell In Holland 1763-64, the author writes: “The Scottish language is being lost every day, and in a short time will become quite unintelligible. To me, who have the true patriotic soul of an old Scotsman, that would seem a pity.” With those words, along with the encouragement of his good friend, Samuel Johnson, Boswell set out to collect a list …
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of or relating to legend
celebrated or described in a legend or legends
very famous or notorious
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mid-16c., from Medieval Latin legendarius, from legenda (see legend). Earlier it was a noun meaning "a collection of legends" (1510s).
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