estampie

noun
es·tam·pie | \ˌe-ˌstäm-ˈpē \
variants: or less commonly estampida \ˌe-ˌstäm-ˈpē-də \
plural estampies also estampidas

Definition of estampie 

: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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