minstrelsy


min·strel·sy

noun \-sē\

Definition of MINSTRELSY

1
:  the singing and playing of a minstrel
2
:  a body of minstrels
3
:  a group of songs or verse

Examples of MINSTRELSY

  1. <the traditional forms of German minstrelsy>

Origin of MINSTRELSY

Middle English minstralcie, from Anglo-French menestralsie, from menestral
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to MINSTRELSY

Synonyms
poetry, poesy, song, verse
Antonyms
prose

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