Definitions for virelayˈvɪr əˌleɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vir•e•layˈvɪr əˌleɪ(n.)(pl.)-lays or -lais.

or vir•e•lai

  1. an old French form of short poem, composed of short lines running on two rhymes and having two opening lines recurring at intervals.

    Category: Prosody

Origin of virelay:

1350–1400; ME < OF virelai

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virelay(noun)

    an ancient French song, or short poem, wholly in two rhymes, and composed in short lines, with a refrain

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