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[mas-ter-sing-er, mah-ster-]
  1. Meistersinger(def 1).
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Origin of mastersinger

First recorded in 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for mastersinger

Historical Examples

  • But when he would hang around Walther's neck the insignia of a mastersinger the youth refuses it.

    Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas

    W. J. Henderson

  • Thus in one day, the knight, Walther von Stolzing, became a bridegroom and a Mastersinger.

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    Mary Schell Hoke Bacon

British Dictionary definitions for mastersinger


  1. an English spelling of Meistersinger
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