1. a deliberately false or improbable account
2. a short moral story (often with animal characters)
3. a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Similar word(s): legend
1. (intransitive, archaic) To compose fables; hence, to write or speak fiction; to write or utter what is not true.
2. (transitive, archaic) To feign; to invent; to devise, and speak of, as true or real; to tell of falsely.