legendary creature

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Related to Mythical beast: Mythological creatures, Mythical creatures
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Noun1.legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factuallegendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
abominable snowman, yeti - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
doppelganger - a ghostly double of a living person that haunts its living counterpart
sea serpent - huge creature of the sea resembling a snake or dragon
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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a lonely boy (Alex Etel) hatches an egg which grows into a mythical beast in THE WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP ...
The 18th-century coaching inn, the Dun Cow, which once had stabling for 40 pairs of horses, takes its name from a mythical beast said to have terrorised local villages, until it was slain by Guy of Warwick.
But today channel Five television revealed that the mythical beast was actually a 440lb animatronic model called "Lucy" who baffled tourists when she roamed the murky depths of Loch Ness for two weeks.
The sculpture - in the image of the mythical Beast of the Blackdown Hills - was positioned in a field at the top of Blagdon Hill, near Taunton, and went missing at the weekend.
I think I may have seen the mythical beast of these parts.
The event features the magical giant Mythical Beast which will make its way through the Centre Square, the funky Preying Mantis with its glowing eyes and fluorescent body and the hilarious Damsels in Distress.
Jim Cooke, 48, and Jim McCann, also 48, set out from their city homes, leaving behind bemused families, in a madcap search for the mythical beast.
Later Prime Minister David Lloyd George wore it on St David's Day n The dragon -the mythical beast has been used throughout Welsh history and was adopted by the Tudor ancestors of King Henry VII.
Custom-made and using the latest technology, including computer-controlled special effects and animatronics, the pounds 300,000 virtual experience takes younger visitors on a mysterious quest to rid the county of a mythical beast.
Yet Sir Alan is not objecting to debate on the service-based South-east versus the manufacturing regions - though he is wary of the "mythical beast", an exchange rate where the pound could supposedly be immersed into the euro.
Connery is the voice of mythical beast Draco in new sword and sorcery blockbuster Dragonheart.
The great Minoan city dates from 2000BC and we learned about myths, legends, heroes, Theseus and the mythical beast the Minotaur.