HyperDic: old_wives[_tale

English > 1 sense of the expression old wives' tale:
NOUNcognitionold wives' talea bit of lore passed on by word of mouth
English > old wives' tale: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA bit of lore passed on by word of mouth.
Broaderlore, traditional knowledgeknowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
Spanishcuento de viejas, saber popular
Catalansaber popular

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