Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A society or club that meets to practise male part songs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A popular name for any society or club which meets for the practice of male part songs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A German choral society or glee-club of men; a liederkranz; also, a social, informal meeting or rehearsal of such a society.

Etymologies

German Liedertafel, literally "song table". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Socialists, a rehearsal of some _liedertafel_, a family reunion of four generations, a beer party of gay young bloods from the gas works, a conference of the executive committee of the horse butchers 'union.

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