story line
noun Date: 1941 the plot of a story or drama

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  • story — {{11}}story (1) account of some happening, early 13c., narrative of important events or celebrated persons of the past, from O.Fr. estorie, from L.L. storia and L. historia history, account, tale, story (see HISTORY (Cf. history)). Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

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