Definitions

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  • n. a traditional folk song from Brittany

Etymologies

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From Breton gwerz

Examples

  • "gwerz," centuries old, retained in memory from generation to generation:

    The Maids of Paradise

  • "But this time our Saxons are not very formidable," she said, raising her beautiful gray eyes; "and the gwerz says, 'Woe to the maids of

    The Maids of Paradise

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