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proverb

noun

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an often stated observation regarding something from common experience
  • her grandfather has a proverb for every occasion

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The first known use of proverb was in the 14th century

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“Proverb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proverb. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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