minstrelsy

noun min·strel·sy \ -sē \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

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 in a Sentence

  1. the traditional forms of German minstrelsy

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Origin and Etymology of minstrelsy

[Middle English mynstralcye, borrowed from Anglo-French menestralsie, menstralcie, from menestral, menstral minstrel + -sie, -cie -cy

minstrelsy Synonyms

Synonyms

poetry, song, verse;

Antonyms

prose;

Related Words

rhyme (also rime);

blank verse, free verse;


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