What does minstrelsy mean?

Definitions for minstrelsy
ˈmɪn strəl simin·strel·sy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minstrelsy(noun)

    a troupe of minstrels

  2. minstrelsy(noun)

    ballads sung by minstrels

  3. minstrelsy(noun)

    the art of a minstrel


  1. minstrelsy(Noun)

    The musical and other art and craft of a minstrel.

  2. minstrelsy(Noun)

    A group of minstrels.

  3. minstrelsy(Noun)

    Any similar modern group performing song and verse.

  4. minstrelsy(Noun)

    A collection of minstrel ballads.

  5. Origin: From minstralcie, from 13th century menestralsie, menestralcie, from or directly from menestrel 'minstrel', itself from Medieval Latin ministralis "servant, jester, singer," from Late Latin ministerialis "imperial household officer, one having an official duty", from the adjective ministerialis "ministerial, servants -", from ministerium 'service'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minstrelsy(noun)

    the arts and occupation of minstrels; the singing and playing of a minstrel

  2. Minstrelsy(noun)

    musical instruments

  3. Minstrelsy(noun)

    a collective body of minstrels, or musicians; also, a collective body of minstrels' songs

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minstrelsy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minstrelsy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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