Words nearby virelay
Origin of virelay
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The virelay seems to have been in vogue in earlier English poetry.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper
The chevalier was singing a virelay which he accompanied by striking Rolande against the branches, then barren of foliage.The Barber of Paris|Charles Paul de Kock
A Virelay is a poem in an unusual metre, of which examples are very rare.
We find, however, two fair examples of the Virelay in the poem of Anelida, viz.
This may be called a virelay in the English sense, and is possibly what Chaucer intended by that name.