KJV Dictionary Definition: storied


STORIED, a. from story.

1. Furnished with stories; adorned with historical paintings.

Some greedy minion or imperious wife, the trophied arches, storied halls, invade.

2. Related in story; told or recited in history.


STORY, n. L., Gr.

1. A verbal narration or recital of a series of facts or incidents. WE observe in children a strong passion for hearing stories.

2. A written narrative of a series of facts or events. There is probably on record no story more interesting than that of Joseph in Genesis.

3. History; a written narrative or account of past transactions, whether relating to nations or individuals.

The four great monarchies make the subject of ancient story.

4. Petty tale; relation of a single incident or of trifling incidents.

5. A trifling tale; a fiction; a fable; as the story of a fairy. In popular usage, story is sometimes a softer term for a lie.

6. A loft; a floor; or a set of rooms on the same floor or level. A story comprehends the distance from one floor to another; as a story of nine or ten feet elevation. Hence each floor terminating the space is called a story; as a house of one story, of two stories, of five stories. The farm houses in New England have usually two stories; the houses in Paris have usually five stories; a few have more; those in London four. But in the United States the floor next the ground is the first story; in France and England, the first floor or story, is the second from the ground.

STORY, v.t.

1. To tell in historical relation; to narrate.

How worthy he is, I will leave to appear hereafter, rather than story him in his own hearing.

It is storied of the brazen colossus in Rhodes, that it was seventy cubits high.

This verb is chiefly used in the passive participle.

2. To range one under another. Little used.