Fabulous age


Fabulous age
Fabulous Fab"u*lous (f[a^]b"[-u]*l[u^]s), a. [L. fabulosus; cf. F. fabuleux. See {Fable}.] 1. Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised; invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous description; a fabulous hero. [1913 Webster]

The fabulous birth of Minerva. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]

2. beyond belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Fabulous age}, that period in the history of a nation of which the only accounts are myths and unverified legends; as, the fabulous age of Greece and Rome. -- {Fab"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Fab"u*lous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.