Ballade

Definition of Ballade

Bal`lade´
n.1.A form of French versification, sometimes imitated in English, in which three or four rhymes recur through three stanzas of eight or ten lines each, the stanzas concluding with a refrain, and the whole poem with an envoy.

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Balkingly
Balkish
balkline
Balky
Ball
Ball and socket joint
Ball bearings
Ball cartridge
Ball cock
Ball gudgeon
Ball lever
Ball lightning
Ball of the eye
Ball valve
Ball vein
Ball-flower
ball-hawking
ball-shaped
Ballad
Ballad monger
-Ballade-
Ballader
Balladry
Ballahoo
Ballarag
Ballast
Ballast engine
Ballastage
Ballasting
Ballatry
balled
ballerina
Ballet
ballet master
ballet mistress
ballet slipper
balletic
balletomane
Ballista
Ballister
Ballistic
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