Definitions

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  • n. The art of vocal improvisation, with a singer or small choir singing a countermelody over a harp melody; it is an important competition in eisteddfodau.

Etymologies

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Welsh, plural of penill ("verse")

Examples

  • But I like to be at peace with my neighbours, and waft them "penillion" instead of dealing the "cleddyfal" of Llewellyn. '

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  • Fel arwydd o'n parch a'n hedmygedd o waith a phersonoliaeth hyfryd ein diweddar gyfaill Mr Meirion Evans, manteisiodd Ann ar y cyfle i ddarllen penillion addas o'i waith yn y gwasanaeth arbennig hwn.

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