from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Ballads considered as a group.
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- n. ballads considered as a group
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Ballad poems; the subject or style of ballads.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Poetry of the ballad kind; the style of ballads.
ballad + -ry (Wiktionary)