twice-told

adjective
\ ˈtwīs-ˈtōld How to pronounce twice-told (audio) \

Definition of twice-told

: well known from repeated telling used chiefly in the phrase a twice-told tale

First Known Use of twice-told

circa 1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of twice-told was circa 1597

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“Twice-told.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twice-told. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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