Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A folk song.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A folk-song. See lied and folk-song.

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

  • noun (Mus.) A popular song, or national air.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German : Volks, genitive of Volk, people (from Middle High German volc, from Old High German folc; see pelə- in Indo-European roots) + Lied, song; see lied.]

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  • a folk song or a national air

    May 2, 2010