Definitions

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

  • adj. Having an interesting history; storied: an ancient and historied land.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having much history.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Related in history.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a history; famous in history; recorded in history; storied.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an illustrious past

Etymologies

history +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Newly wed to Shunsuke, eldest son of the historied Tsubakikoji family, Reiko suffers the loss of her husband the very next day.

    SLACKERJACK – Rose & Camellia

  • But maybe I want a multi-toed brown tabby sad-historied momma cat like this one.

    I need a cat « knitnut.net

  • By the way, the Hound is NOT a fan of polls that suggest Trudeau was the worst Canadian...come on...here is a shot of the smooth one with the Hound's equally smooth and favorite uncle, Don Ross, all around great guy, former CFL player and longtime Mayor of that most historied Vancouver suburb, Surrey.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • But when visitors to the much-historied battlefield scene of the last major Confederate victory of the Civil War, begin seeing ghostly apparitions in tattered uniforms desperately pointing off into the distance, the supernatural uproar attracts a team of well-known ghost hunters, Dana and Tripp Marshall, who vow to get to the bottom of the otherworldly mystery.

    Cherie Priest » Blog Archive » A good review day

  • Stop the accusations of racism, stop the hypocrisy and look at “people of Eropean descent” as any other group of people with valid and historied cultures that are worth preserving and respecting.

    Think Progress » Buchanan Argues For Immigration Moratorium To Preserve White Dominance

  • The brick surfaces by daylight (he only sees them in very early dawn, aching inside his overshoes, looking for cabs up and down the Hill) are flaming corrosion, dense, deep, fallen upon by frosts again and again: historied in a way he hasn't noticed in Beacon Street ....

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • She can't bear to think that she may already have touched him, felt his scarred and historied hands, for the last time.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • There are thousands that loiter, of historied claim,

    War Poetry of the South

  • By meanes whereof as I passed by (vnawares) I grew afrayd at my owne shadow, neuertheles I was by an by comforted with vnexspected delight, for the place that occasioned my disquiet nowe offered vnto me the grounde of all sciences, historied in a visible manifest and experte painting.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • But ours is the power to acquire the lovely examples of the marvellous historied hangings of other times and of those nations which were our forebears before the New World was discovered.

    The Tapestry Book

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