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Webster 1913 Edition


Storied

Sto′ried

,
Adj.
[From
Story
.]
1.
Told in a story.
2.
Having a history; interesting from the stories which pertain to it; venerable from the associations of the past.
Some greedy minion, or imperious wife,
The trophied arches,
storied
halls, invade.
Pope.
Can
storied
urn, or animated bust,
Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath?
Gray.
3.
Having (such or so many) stories; – chiefly in composition;
as, a two-
storied
house
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Storied

STORIED

,
Adj.
[from story.]
1.
Furnished with stories; adorned with historical paintings.
Some greedy minion or imperious wife, the trophied arches, storied halls, invade.
2. Related in story; told or recited in history.

Definition 2022


storied

storied

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Adjective

storied (comparative more storied, superlative most storied)

  1. much talked or written about
  2. historical
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 3
      Some were storied weapons. With this once long lance, now wildly elbowed, fifty years ago did Nathan Swain kill fifteen whales between a sunrise and a sunset.
  3. (chiefly US) having multiple storeys; multistoried
    • Sir H. Wotton
      We mean a porch, or cloister, or the like, of one contignation, and not in storied buildings.

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