from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A folk song.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A popular song, or national air.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A folk-song. See lied and folk-song.
German : Volks, genitive of Volk, people (from Middle High German volc, from Old High German folc;) + Lied, song; see lied.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)