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balladry

[ bal-uh-dree ]
/ ˈbæl ə dri /
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noun

ballad poetry.
the composing, playing, or singing of ballads.

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Origin of balladry

First recorded in 1590–1600; ballad + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for balladry

balladry
/ (ˈbælədrɪ) /

noun

ballad poetry or songs
the art of writing, composing, or performing ballads
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