Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A folk-story.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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folk +‎ tale

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