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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1597, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 20 Jul. 2024.

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