Definition of Ballad. Meaning of Ballad. Synonyms of Ballad

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Definition of Ballad

Ballad
Ballad Bal"lad, n. [OE. balade, OF. balade, F. ballade, fr. Pr. ballada a dancing song, fr. ballare to dance; cf. It. ballata. See 2d Ball, n., and Ballet.] A popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing; as, the ballad of Chevy Chase; esp., a sentimental or romantic poem in short stanzas.
Ballad
Ballad Bal"lad, v. t. To make mention of in ballads. [Obs.]
Ballad
Ballad Bal"lad, v. i. To make or sing ballads. [Obs.]

Meaning of Ballad from wikipedia

- A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music. Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally...
- A sentimental ballad is an emotional style of music that often deals with romantic and intimate relationships, and to a lesser extent, loneliness, death...
- "The Ballad of John and Yoko" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as a non-album single in May 1969. It was written by John...
- Balladeer or The Balladeer may refer to: Balladeer, a singer or reciter of ballads A Balladeer, a Dutch musical group Balladeer (Frankie Laine album)...
- The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a 2018 American comic Western anthology film written, directed, and produced by the Coen brothers. It had a limited theatrical...
- In poetry, a ballad stanza is a type of a four-line stanza, known as a quatrain, most often found in the folk ballad. The ballad stanza consists of a...
- SM the Ballad (stylized as S.M. THE BALLAD) is a South Korean ballad project group composed of singers from SM Entertainment. The group released its first...
- Murder ballads are a subgenre of the traditional ballad form dealing with a crime or a gruesome death. Their lyrics form a narrative describing the events...
- The Ballad of Nessie is a 2011 traditionally animated short film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It was directed by Stevie Wermers-Skelton and...
- Ballad is a form of narrative poetry, often put to music, or a type of sentimental love song in modern po****r music. Ballad or Ballade may also refer...