Round"e*lay (?), n. [OF. rondelet, dim. of rondel. See Roundel, Roundeau, and cf. Roundlet, Rundlet.]
See Rondeau, and Rondel.
2. Mus. (a)
A tune in which a simple strain is often repeated; a simple rural strain which is short and lively. Spenser. Tennyson.
A dance in a circle
Anything having a round form; a roundel.
© Webster 1913.