from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collection or body of legends.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Common misspelling of legendary.
- n. Legends in general; mythology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The realm of legend; legends collectively; mystic inscriptions or symbols.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And it does present a fabulously contradictory picture of a man who I actually find pretty consistent in his behavior, when the legendry is boiled off the bones.
Between the covers of Bulfinch's books were heroic tales set in various places and epochs of history and legendry, that is to say, the very substance of the Hyborian Age.
As the Black Panther Party newspaper Panther Speaks wrote in their obituary of Clemente, "It is ironic that the profession in which he achieved 'legendry' [status] knew him the least.
That site links the Proceedings of the Royal Society for the Advancement of Knowledge in the Natural Sciences, which gives a nice little overview of the history and legendry of jolly ol 'Saint Nick, and then proceeds to discuss his relics:
It has been long ingrained in mythology and legendry that the good Eastern woman is to serve quietly and to live out her days subservient to the dictates of her master and patriarch.
I started to learn eight of the Eighteen Buddha Palms forms (this is all thill so new to me, so forgive if I mess it up.) and then we did forty minutes of "real" t'ai chi chuan, where I started to learn a Yang-style form, and Bob taught me a little bit about the history of the martial art and the evolution of Chen style into Yang style, with associated legendry.
You will be lured to a gallery of Gilded Age portraits, including John Singer Sargent's legendry "Madame X."
Forced to flee her homeland because she spurned the advances of a king and slew him instead, she rode west across the Turanian steppes and into the shadowed mists of legendry. — - The Nemedian Chronicles
Forced to flee her homeland because she spurned the advances of a king and slew him instead, she rode west across the Turanian steppes and into the shadowed mists of legendry.
Achebe has further added his legendry voice to the need for women's active involvement in Nigeria politics.