Origin of madrigal
Related formsmad·ri·gal·esque, adjectivemad·ri·gal·i·an [mad-ruh-gal-ee-uh n, -gal-yuh n, -gey-lee-uh n] /ˌmæd rəˈgæl i ən, -ˈgæl yən, -ˈgeɪ li ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for madrigal
The new book majors on mortality, and not just with Mrs. Madrigal.
When it does essay a madrigal, its shrill, unmusical syllables are anything but pleasing and welcome to the cultivated ear.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
This high-toned and lovely Madrigal is quite in the style, and worthy of, the "pure Simonides."The Golden Treasury|Various
While the madrigal does not show a distinction of contrasted movements, this feature is absolutely necessary in the glee.
She seemed to belong rightly to a madrigal—to require viewing through rhyme and harmony.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
Away from Madrigal—anywhere—and at once; tomorrow at latest.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini