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fairy tale

noun

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a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive
  • did you really see a bear, or are you telling us another one of your fairy tales?

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The first known use of fairy tale was in 1635

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“Fairy tale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fairy%20tale. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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