Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A popular name for any society or club which meets for the practice of male part songs.

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

Etymologies

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German Liedertafel, literally "song table".

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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