parable

Part of speech: noun

A short religious allegory.

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Usage examples "parable":

  1. " I think you will all have understood this parable. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. All this is parable to me, sir. - "The Law of Hemlock Mountain", Hugh Lundsford.
  3. And that seemed to bring the doctor's parable to a somewhat sudden and unprofitable ending. - "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.