Origin of storied1
Origin of storied2
noun, plural sto·ries.
verb (used with object), sto·ried, sto·ry·ing.
Origin of story1
Synonyms for story
Related Words for storiedfamous, illustrious, legendary, acclaimed, celebrated, notable, recognized, renowned
Examples from the Web for storied
Contemporary Examples of 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
September 1, 2014
A storied figure in his own right, Magdaleno is one of 12 children of Mexican parents who came to the U.S. without documents.How America Started The Border Crisis
July 25, 2014
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
July 23, 2014
Cider has a long and storied history that can be tasted in the variety of options found throughout the world.Wine, Watch Out! These Ciders Are Just as Good
July 19, 2014
The diptychs document the storied days the band spent as guests of the hotel.The Man Who Captured the Beatles Magic
June 16, 2014
Historical Examples of storied
Sad gardens stretch into sad parks; sad parks into storied and haunting forests.The Conquest of Fear
It is not the Avon which runs by Stratford's storied banks, but still it is the Avon.Acadia
Frederic S. Cozzens
Could she ever in any way find out about “Storied West Rock”?Miss Ashton's New Pupil
Mrs. S. S. Robbins
It had no storied past, like Panama; and its future depended on—Pacific Mail.Across America
James F. Rusling
As that of Epimenides, who is storied to have slept seventy-five years.
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