- (obsolete) That can easily be prepared or procured; obtainable.
- A short narrative illustrating a lesson (usually religious/moral) by comparison or analogy
"Catholic sermons normally draw on at least one Biblical lecture, often parables."
"In the New Testament the parables told by Jesus convey His message, as in "The parable of the prodigal son""
- (transitive) To represent by parable.
"Which by the ancient sages was thus parabled. — Milton."