Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, a kind of part-song or madrigal which originated in the latter half of the sixteenth century, the text consisting wholly or in part of the syllables fa la. Also spelled fal-la.

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Examples

  • someone else I think is hot but shouldn't coz he's a yellow cartoon sea-sponge ; 'tis the season to be fat and boozy! fa-la la-la laaaa la-la la laaaa!

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