Definition of Legendary creature

1. Noun. A monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legendary Creature

legature
legbreaker
legbreakers
lege
leged
legement
legend
legend in one's own lunchtime
legendaire
legendaria
legendaries
legendarily
legendariness
legendarium
legendary
legendary creature (current term)
legendize
legendized
legendizes
legendizing
legendries
legendry
legends
leger line
leger lines
legerdemain
legerdemainist
legerdemainists
legerdemains
legering

Literary usage of Legendary creature

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... wrestling with a world of fact and force, a world to love, to understand, to fight, to overcome. What can be done to keep a legendary creature ..."

2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1871)
"... between the madness of passion, and the pure ecstacies of sentiment, is he but a legendary creature drawn from the dusty pazes of an old chronicle? ..."

3. Folk-lore of Shakespeare by Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (1884)
"7): " Her clothes spread wide ; And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up." In two other passages Shakespeare alludes to this legendary creature. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"... surmounted by a picture of a white deer with a royal crown on its head, a fair resemblance to the legendary creature that appeared to St. Hubertus, ..."

5. In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times by Fridtjof Nansen (1911)
"(legendary creature with one foot) whom they pursued but did not catch. The arrow struck Thorvald in the small intestines. He drew it out, saying: "There is ..."

6. Studies in Poetry and Philosophy by John Campbell Shairp (1886)
"And all the feelings awakened within him he gathers up and concentrates in this legendary creature, making her at every turn, whether passing into shadow ..."

7. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"Here is the tall tale behind this legendary creature. Use this to teach tall tale writing or hyperbole as a figurative device. Also by this author: And the ..."

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