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Arthur in legend, esp. as codified by Thomas Malory in the sixteenth-century Morte d'Arthur, the King of Britain and the leader of the Knights of the Round Table.
caption a heading, title, or legend for printed matter such as a magazine article, newspaper photo, or graph. [2/4 definitions]
cutline a descriptive legend, such as one beneath a photograph, diagram, or the like; caption.
Damocles in Greek legend, a man who was placed under a sword that hung by a single hair, to learn of the perilous nature of a ruler's life.
Danaides in Greek legend, the daughters of Danaus, king of Argos, who murdered their husbands and were condemned in Hades to draw water forever with a perforated vessel.
Don Juan in Spanish legend and literature, a nobleman famous for his seduction of women. [1/2 definitions]
Excalibur in Arthurian legend, King Arthur's magical sword.
fable a fictitious story based on legend or myth. [1/4 definitions]
Galahad in Arthurian legend, the noblest of knights, who gained the Holy Grail. [1/2 definitions]
ghoul an evil demon, esp. one of Islamic legend that eats people and corpses. [1/3 definitions]
Godiva an eleventh-century English noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry to win relief for the people from a burdensome tax; Lady Godiva.
Gordian knot in Greek legend, a knot tied by King Gordius of Phrygia and cut by Alexander the Great, after an oracle had said it could be untied only by the next ruler of Asia. [1/2 definitions]
Grail in medieval legend, the cup used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper, traditionally a symbol of Christian purity and the object of spiritual quests; Holy Grail. [1/2 definitions]
Guinevere in Arthurian legend, the wife of King Arthur and secret lover of Lancelot.
Haggadah (often l.c.) an anecdote, parable, proverb, legend, or the like that serves to interpret scripture or illustrate a point of Talmudic law. [1/2 definitions]
Helen of Troy in Greek legend and The Iliad, the beautiful woman of Sparta whose abduction started the Trojan War.
historical based on or relating to the records of history, as opposed to the stories of legend or myth. [1/3 definitions]
kelpie1 in Scottish legend, a water spirit often shaped like a horse, reputed to drown people.
Lancelot in Arthurian legend, the greatest of the Knights of the Round Table and the lover of Guinevere.
legendary of, based on, or like a legend.
Lohengrin in Germanic legend, a knight of the Holy Grail.