Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A folktale or fairy story.

Etymologies

German, from Middle High German merechyn, short verse narrative, diminutive of mære, narrative, from Old High German māri, famous, narrative; see mē-3 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The Wildcats, led by defensive backs Chris Houston and Chris Beranger, stuffed Dae'Quan Scott for a 1-yard loss.

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  • Dae'Quan Scott had eight points during the flurry, while Gray had two baskets, including a slam off a Scott assist.

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  • Lee senior forward J.R. Gray hit a pair of free throws with 26.4 seconds remaining to give his team the lead, and senior guard Dae'Quan Scott came up with the game-saving steal to preserve a 55-53 Lee victory.

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  • R.E. Lee's Dae'Quan Scott, another Madison signee, high jumped 6-foot-5 on April 18 at the Don Glick Invitational at Spotswood, the second-best mark in Group AA and seventh-best in the state.

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  • "Dae'Quan can run," JMU coach Mickey Matthews said.

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  • Matthews also said the Dukes will annually pursue the top prospect in the Shenandoah Valley, which he said they accomplished in signing R.E. Lee High School quarterback Dae'Quan Scott.

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  • Wednesday in Staunton, R.E. Lee senior quarterback Dae'Quan Scott signed his letter of intent to play for Division I-AA James Madison.

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  • Dae'Quan Scott's layup off a steal trimmed the deficit to 40-32, but Spotswood took a 41-32 lead into the final eight minutes.

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  • HARRISONBURG - R.E. Lee senior quarterback Dae'Quan Scott visited James Madison this weekend and may de-commit to Richmond and announce plans to play for the Dukes as early as today.

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  • This week's Q&A features R.E. Lee's electrifying junior quarterback, Dae'Quan Scott.

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