Definitions

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  • n. A traditional folk or country song.

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Examples

  • We walked through the flaring streets, jostled by drunken men and bargaining women, amid the curses of labourers, the shrill litanies of shop-boys who stood on guard by the barrels of pigs 'cheeks, the nasal chanting of street-singers, who sang a come-all-you about O'Donovan Rossa, or a ballad about the troubles in our native land.

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  • But Irish bread and Catholic school and the come-all-you protest songs on my grandmother's old 78 rpm records are part of me, like it or not.

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  • We walked through the flaring streets, jostled by drunken men and bargaining women, amid the curses of labourers, the shrill litanies of shop-boys who stood on guard by the barrels of pigs’ cheeks, the nasal chanting of street-singers, who sang a come-all-you about O’Donovan

    Dubliners

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