noun, plural sir·ventes [ser-vents; French seer-vahnt]. /sərˈvɛnts; French sirˈvɑ̃t/.
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If he had a turn for dramatics he had certainly indulged it now, and given himself strong meat for a new Sirvente of Kings.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett
The sirvente was a song of war or politics, sometimes satirical, sometimes in praise of the exploits of a generous patron.
The rhymes in the sirvente differed from what we consider correct by consisting always of a repetition of the same word.
Sirvente, sir-vont′, n. a satirical song of the 12th-13th century trouvres and troubadours.
A sirvente by an anonymous troubadour shows how anxiously he was expected in Languedoc.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I|Henry Charles Lea