Definitions

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  • n. A medieval poetic form consisting of two or more three line units in each stanza, in the form aabaab... and continuing on in that pattern.

Etymologies

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From Old French virelai, alteration (after lai) of vireli.

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  • See virelay.

    September 16, 2009