What does the word ballad mean?

Usage examples for ballad

  1. Single simple adjectives thus placed after their substantive, belong to the poetry of England, and especially to the ballad poetry- sighs profound- the leaves green. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. Such, indeed, was the origin of the ballad metre. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. A ballad singer, in a dress of flaming scarlet, sang in the inevitable voice of brass. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
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