Part of speech: noun

A lyric poet of the middle ages.

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Usage examples "troubadour":

  1. As soon as this man saw the singer run off, he bawled after him; " There you go, you Judas of a troubadour! - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  2. Our little Nestie, he has been reading Ivanhoe and he is a troubadour. - "Young Barbarians", Ian Maclaren.
  3. No doubt the bard, wandering from one monastery to another, found in some chronicle a few facts concerning the marriage of King Voukashin which he elaborated much as did the French troubadour who dealt similarly with the slender historic fact relative to the battle at Ronceval. - "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.