story

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[ stawr-ee, stohr-ee ]
/ ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i /

noun, plural sto·ries.

verb (used with object), sto·ried, sto·ry·ing.

to ornament with pictured scenes, as from history or legend.
Obsolete. to tell the history or story of.

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Origin of story

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1175–1225; Middle English storie < Anglo-French estorie < Latin historia history

OTHER WORDS FROM story

sto·ry·less, adjective
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  • What riches of story has not York to browbeat withal the storyless New-Yorker who visits her!

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British Dictionary definitions for storyless (1 of 2)

story1
/ (ˈstɔːrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

verb -ries, -rying or -ried (tr)

to decorate (a pot, wall, etc) with scenes from history or legends

Word Origin for story

C13: from Anglo-French estorie, from Latin historia; see history

British Dictionary definitions for storyless (2 of 2)

story2
/ (ˈstɔːrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

another spelling (esp US) of storey
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Idioms and Phrases with storyless

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