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Roundelay

noun
1.
A song in which a line or phrase is repeated as the refrain.






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"Roundelay" Quotes from Famous Books



... whistle and ripple! wake! whip up! ha! ha! Burgle, bubble and frolic—a roundelay far! Pearls on pearls break and roll like bright drops from a bowl! And they thrill, as they spill in a rill, o'er my soul: Then thou laughest so light From thy rapturous height! Earth and Heaven are combined, in thy full dulcet tone; North and south pour the nectar thy throat blends in one! Flute ...
— The California Birthday Book • Various



Words linked to "Roundelay" :   song, vocal



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