What is legendary?

  • (adj): So celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend.
    Example: "The legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on legendary:

Legend (Magic: The Gathering)
... In the Magic The Gathering trading card game, a Legendary card or Legend is a card that represents a unique individual or thing with a specific name, rather than the generic ... Recently printed legendary cards are indicated by the word "Legendary" before their card type (e.g ... "Legendary Artifact") ...
Legend (Magic: The Gathering) - Gameplay
205.4d Any permanent with the supertype “legendary” is subject to the state-based action for legendary permanents, also called the “legend rule” (see rule 704.5k). 704.5k If two or more legendary permanents with the same name are on the battlefield, all are put into their owners’ graveyards ... This is called the “legend rule.” If only one of those permanents is legendary, this rule doesn’t apply ...
Legendary Progenitors
... A legendary progenitor is a legendary or mythological figure held to be the common ancestor of a dynasty, people, tribe or ethnic group ...
Legendary - Entertainment
... Legendary" (song), by Royce da 5'9" from the album Success Is Certain Legendary, an album by Kaysha Legendary (AZ album) Legendary cards, a class of cards in Magic The Gathering Legendary Pictures, a film ...
List Of Magic: The Gathering Keywords - Ability Words - Grandeur
... Grandeur is an ability word which has only appeared on legendary creatures, and was designed as a means of reducing the drawback of drawing multiple copies of the ... This ability appears exclusively on timeshifted legendary cards from Future Sight ...

More definitions of "legendary":

  • (adj): Celebrated in fable or legend.
    Example: "Legendary exploits of Jesse James"
    Synonyms: fabled

Famous quotes containing the word legendary:

    All legendary obstacles lay between
    Us, the long imaginary plain,
    The monstrous ruck of mountains
    John Montague (b. 1929)

    Is it the old, legendary monster of my father’s time? Or am I supposed to have whipped one up, as a housewife whips up an omelette?
    Willis Cooper, and Rowland V. Lee. Wolf von Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone)

    By many a legendary tale of violence and wrong, as well as by events which have passed before their eyes, these people have been taught to look upon white men with abhorrence.... I can sympathize with the spirit which prompts the Typee warrior to guard all the passes to his valley with the point of his levelled spear, and, standing upon the beach, with his back turned upon his green home, to hold at bay the intruding European.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)