(obsolete or archaic) Alternative form of folklore.
Marett, "From Spell to Prayer," in Folk-Lore (June, 1904); W.
Instead of reading Aristotle and other naturalists, people went for information to commonplace books like those of Aelian, in which scraps of folk-lore, travellers' tales and fragments of misapprehended science were set forth in an elegant style.
Israel can no longer be isolated from the politics, culture, folk-lore, thought and religion of western Asia and Egypt.
Perles' most important essays were on folk-lore and custom.
The peach has not, it is true, been found wild in China, but it has been cultivated there from time immemorial; it has entered into the literature and folk-lore of the people; and it is designated by a distinct name, "to" or "tao," a word found in the writings of Confucius five centuries before Christ, and even in other writings dating from the 10th century before the Christian era.