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Ballad (IPA: /ˈbæɫəd/)

Ballad (n.)

A popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing; as, the ballad of Chevy Chase; esp., a sentimental or romantic poem in short stanzas.

Ballad (v. i.)

To make or sing ballads.

Ballad (v. t.)

To make mention of in ballads.

Ballad ()

A seller or maker of ballads; a poetaster.


Form of verse, often a narrative set to music


2009 film by Takashi Yamazaki


Episode of Glee (S1 E10)


2009 single by Alan Dawa Dolma


1968 film by Gösta Ågren

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Gerald Massey, The Ballad of Babe Christabel, as reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922)" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Oscar Wilde, Ballad of Reading Goal (1898)" - Greed

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The grand old ballad of Sir Patrick Spence." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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