Min"strel*sy (?), n.

1.

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

2.

Musical instruments.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

3.

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

Chaucer.

"The minstrelsy of heaven." Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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