Definition of song
- put up quite a song
- sold for a song
He sang a love song.
The song was playing on the radio.
The event was celebrated in song by a folk group.
I could hear the song of a sparrow.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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allowing a liquid or gas to pass through
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