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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Myth \Myth\ (m[i^]th), n. [Written also mythe.] [Gr. my^qos myth, fable, tale, talk, speech: cf. F. mythe.] 1. A story of great but unknown age which originally embodied a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient legend of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin; a popular fable which is, or has been, received as historical. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing existing only in imagination, or whose actual existence is not verifiable. [1913 Webster] As for Mrs. Primmins's bones, they had been myths these twenty years. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] Myth history, history made of, or mixed with, myths. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mythe \Mythe\, n. See Myth. --Grote. [1913 Webster] Mythic




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