estampie

play
noun es·tam·pie \ˌe-ˌstäm-ˈpē\
variants: less commonly

estampida

\ˌe-ˌstäm-ˈpē-də\ play

Definition of estampie

plural

estampies

also

estampidas

  1. :  a usually textless, monophonic musical work of the late Middle Ages consisting of several repeated units that probably accompanied a dance

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Origin and Etymology of estampie

estampie from French, from Old French, modification of Old Provençal estampida noise, chatter, dispute, from estampida, feminine of estampit, past participle of estampir to resound, repeat, stamp, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English stempan to stamp — more at stamp


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