folk singing

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noun

the singing of folk songs, especially by a group of people.

Nearby words

  1. folk medicine,
  2. folk memory,
  3. folk music,
  4. folk rock,
  5. folk singer,
  6. folk society,
  7. folk song,
  8. folk tale,
  9. folk weave,
  10. folk-rock

Origin of folk singing

First recorded in 1905–10

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Examples from the Web for folk singing

  • Except that they are charming, revivals of morris-dancing and folk-singing are little better than Arts and Crafts in the open.

    Art|Clive Bell