Parable

Definition of Parable

Par´a`ble
a.1.Procurable.
n.1.A comparison; a similitude; specifically, a short fictitious narrative of something which might really occur in life or nature, by means of which a moral is drawn; as, the parables of Christ.
Declare unto us the parable of the tares.
- Matt. xiii. 36.
v. t.1.To represent by parable.
Which by the ancient sages was thus parabled.
- Milton.

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