noun, plural au·bades [oh-badz, oh-bahdz; French oh-bad] /oʊˈbædz, oʊˈbɑdz; French oʊˈbad/. Music.
Origin of aubade
Examples from the Web for aubade
After all, that “Aubade Provenale” was just the melodious story of the woods in spring.The Branding Iron|Katharine Newlin Burt
He remembered that Alain was supposed to sing an aubade, a dawn song, in the street below to warn and rouse him.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
Sweet as any aubade of the olden time, under olive and ilex, is it not?A Speckled Bird|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for aubade
Word Origin for aubade
Word Origin and History for aubade
"musical announcement of dawn," from French aubade (15c.), from Provençal aubada, from auba "dawn," from Latin alba, fem. of albus "white" (see alb).