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Meaning of BALLADE

Pronunciation:  bu'lâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a poem consisting of 3 stanzas and an envoy
 

BALLADE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: poem, verse form

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bal*lade"\, n. [See {Ballad}, n.]
A form of French versification, sometimes imitated in
English, in which three or four rhymes recur through three
stanzas of eight or ten lines each, the stanzas concluding
with a refrain, and the whole poem with an envoy.

 

 

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