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synonyms for folk tale

  • folk history
  • folk story
  • legend
  • myth
  • tradition
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How to use folk tale in a sentence

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Until very recently little has been known of the strange land in which the subject of this tale lives.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
That was how I learnt the strangest tale that ever a man was told, and knew the miracle to which I owed my life.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLK TALE

  • fable
  • fiction
  • folk story
  • folk tale
  • folklore
  • lore
  • myth
  • mythology
  • mythos
  • narrative
  • saga
  • tale
  • tradition
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