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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- One of a class of medieval professional musical entertainers.

Usage examples (33)
  • Four bedrooms, two en suite, and what estate agents describe as a minstrels 'gallery.
  • Alfred's especial favorite in the minstrels was the fellow who handled the tambourine.
  • Newspapers catering to a genteel readership called minstrels “demons of disorder” who “made night hideous.”
  • In Matt. 9: 23, 24, notice is taken of players on the flute, here called "minstrels" (but in R.V. "flute-players"). for more
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