mastersinger

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of a class of German poets and musicians, chiefly peasants and artisans, who began to form gilds or societies for the cultivation of their art in the fourteenth century.

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

  • noun One of a class of poets which flourished in Nuremberg and some other cities of Germany in the 15th and 16th centuries. They bound themselves to observe certain arbitrary laws of rhythm.

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  • noun A German lyric poet of the late Middle Ages.

Etymologies

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German Meistersinger

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