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Legend

1. A statement, often on a stock certificate, indicating the restrictions of ownership on the share. Many stocks do not have legends, but those that do usually place them directly on the certificate. Others include the legend on a separate document that is traded along with the stock.

2. On a chart, an explanation of the symbols used. For example, given a candlestick chart, a legend may say that white candles represent trading days with gains and black candles represent trading days with losses.
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He argues that there is a fundamental connection between the rules and the stories about first happenings in this epic, not because the rules were made up at various times to deal with specific problems, but because people who make up laws generally link them to legendary history and locate the origins of the laws so far back in time that no one can dispute them.
It, too, has done a lot of mischief in the wrong hands, but the nation whose real and legendary history it relates is not the one whose borders we see today.
HOPE DIAMOND: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem RICHARD KURIN
Sachse, whose commanding two-volume history, The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania: A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers (Philadelphia, Penn.: P.C.
Many drivers still crawling along the M6, however, believe the toll route is making only a marginal difference to the motorway's legendary history of congestion at peak times.
The text is not in itself Arthurian, but forms part of the legendary history of Britain so intricately linked to Arthurian literature.
James focuses on the legendary history of Britain and the founding of the kingdom of Britain by Brutus, the Trojan prince whose story was famously told in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae and frequently invoked as a way of distinguishing and glorifying England.
The legendary history also proliferated in vernacular versions, first of all in Anglo-Norman and English verse and then, in the thirteenth century, in an Anglo-Norman prose paraphrase, surviving in nearly fifty manuscripts.
They carved creatures on the totems to symbolize the legendary history of each family or clan.
Of the three, patriotism was actually the most important, for it was this bag that contained the instructions for managing the legendary history of Vietnamese struggles for independence from the Chinese, long before the arrival of the French in the nineteenth century, to enlist the support of all classes.