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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to folk tale, such as: folk history, folk story, legend, myth, and tradition.

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  • The hero of an Egyptian folk tale slays a "deathless snake" by cutting it in two parts and putting sand between the parts.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
  • A modern folk-tale from Cashmere tells of a Brahmin who prayed to know something of the state of the departed.

    The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • Or are all you Mentorians so gutless that you believe any half-baked folk tale the Lhari pass off on you?

    The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley

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