Middle English (in sense 4): from Old French legende, from medieval Latin legenda 'things to be read', from Latin legere 'read'. Sense 1 dates from the early 17th cent
...the legends of ancient Greece...
...the Robin Hood legend...
The play was based on Irish legend.
...blues legends John Lee Hooker and B.B. King.
布鲁斯音乐大师约翰·李·胡克和B. B. 金
The incident has since become a family legend...
His frequent brushes with death are the stuff of legend among the press.