adjective (1)
sto·​ried | \ ˈstȯr-ēd How to pronounce storied (audio) \

Definition of storied

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : decorated with designs representing scenes from story or history a storied tapestry
2 : having an interesting history : celebrated in story or history a storied institution


adjective (2)
\ ˈstȯr-ēd How to pronounce storied (audio) \
variants: or storeyed

Definition of storied (Entry 2 of 2)

: having stories used in combinationa two-storied house

First Known Use of storied

Adjective (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective (2)

1624, in the meaning defined above

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“Storied.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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