Definition of proverbial:
classical, fabled, extinct, axiomatic, known, figuratively, familiar, dead, agglutinative, figurative, illustrious, creole, legendary, famous, current, idiomatic, cognate, celebrated, common, the one and only, renowned, infamous, well-known, disyllabic, general, dull, unquestioned, notorious.
- "My Life as an Author", Martin Farquhar Tupper.
- "The Seaboard Parish, Complete", George MacDonald.
- "Darrel of the Blessed Isles", Irving Bacheller.