Synonyms for bestiary
- fairy story
- fairy tale
- fish story
- old chestnut
- old saw
- one for the birds
- tall story
- white lie
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BESTIARY
The author of the Bestiary was acquainted with one or both of these.
This theme is found in the Physiologus, a 256 medieval bestiary.
For the structure of this verse, see p. 327; the following is a restoration and scansion of the passages in the Bestiary.
A Bestiary of the beginning of the thirteenth century, enriched with many very curious paintings upon a ground of brilliant gold.
Bestiary, a name given to a class of books treating of animals, viewed allegorically.