storied


storied
storied late 15c., "ornamented with scenes from history," from pp. of verb form of STORY (Cf. story) (1). Meaning "celebrated in history or legend" is from 1725.

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  • Storied — Sto ried, a. [From {Story}.] 1. Told in a story. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a history; interesting from the stories which pertain to it; venerable from the associations of the past. [1913 Webster] Some greedy minion, or imperious wife, The trophied …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • storied — storied1 [stôr′ēd] adj. 1. ornamented with designs showing scenes from history, a story, etc. 2. famous in story or history storied2 [stôr′ēd] adj. having stories, or floors: usually in hyphenated compounds [many storied] …   English World dictionary

  • -storied — suffix AMERICAN used for saying how many levels a building has …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • storied — (Amer.) sto·ried || stɔːrɪd adj. having a certain number of stories or floors; recorded in history, legendary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • storied — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. decorated with designs representing scenes from story or history < a storied tapestry > 2. having an interesting history ; celebrated in story or history < a storied institution > II. adjective or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • storied — stor|ied [ˈsto:rid] adj 1.) two storied/five storied etc AmE having two etc storeys 2.) [only before noun] literary being the subject of many stories = ↑famous ▪ Sun Tzu, the storied Chinese leader and philosopher …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Storied — Story Sto ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Storied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Storying}.] To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story. [1913 Webster] How worthy he is I will leave to appear hereafter, rather… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • storied — storied1 /stawr eed, stohr /, adj. 1. recorded or celebrated in history or story: the storied cities of ancient Greece. 2. ornamented with designs representing historical, legendary, or similar subjects. [1475 85; STORY1 + ED3] storied2 /stawr… …   Universalium

  • storied — adjective 1 two storied/five storied etc AmE having two etc storeys 2 (only before noun) literary being the subject of many stories; famous …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • storied — adj. Storied is used with these nouns: ↑career …   Collocations dictionary