Definition of fable
- Minerva is in fables said, from Jove without a mother to proceed
- —Sir John Davies
- The theme of the fable was the folly of human vanity.
a fable about busy ants
The story that he won the battle single-handedly is a mere fable.
He combines fact and fable to make a more interesting story.
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: a short story that usually is about animals and that is intended to teach a lesson
: a story or statement that is not true
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