Definition of fable
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a fictitious narrative or statement: such as
a : a legendary story of supernatural happenings Minerva is in fables said, from Jove without a mother to proceed— Sir John Davies
b : a narration intended to enforce a useful truth especially : one in which animals speak and act like human beings The theme of the fable was the folly of human vanity.
Definition of fable (Entry 2 of 2)
: to talk or write about as if true
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