- storey house,
- stork parking,
Origin of storied1
Origin of storied2
noun, plural sto·ries.
verb (used with object), sto·ried, sto·ry·ing.
Origin of story1
Examples from the Web for storied
Finally, in November, they launched out on their storied and infamous scorched-earth March to the Sea.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A storied figure in his own right, Magdaleno is one of 12 children of Mexican parents who came to the U.S. without documents.
While forced conscription of Americans is rare, the practice of volunteering has a storied history.1,000 Americans Are Serving in the Israeli Army and They Aren’t Alone|Chris Allbritton|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cider has a long and storied history that can be tasted in the variety of options found throughout the world.
The diptychs document the storied days the band spent as guests of the hotel.
A halo of deepest interest surrounded the history of Linlithgow, whose every stone spoke volumes of the storied past.From John O'Groats to Land's End|Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Are, then, the sculptured urn and storied monument nothing more than symbols of family pride?
Soon the Missouri, that storied and muddy old stream, would offer itself to view.The Eagle's Heart|Hamlin Garland
Paul Munch, in 1860, erected a first class, three storied flouring mill on Lawrence creek.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
Here, in the valley of the Arno, is the city of Florence, glorious with her storied palaces and churches.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
noun plural -ries
verb -ries, -rying or -ried (tr)
Word Origin for story
noun plural -ries
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.
In addition to the idiom beginning with story
- story of my life, the
- cock and bull story
- cover story
- fish story
- hard-luck story
- make a long story short
- old story
- same old story
- shaggy dog story
- sob story
- upper story