Definitions

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

  • n. A story or legend forming part of an oral tradition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tale or story that is part of the oral tradition of a people or a place

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk, especially one forming part of the tradition of a culture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A folk-story.

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

  • n. a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
  • n. a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk

Etymologies

folk +‎ tale (Wiktionary)

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