Origin of virelay
Words nearby virelay
How to use virelay in a sentence
This may be called a virelay in the English sense, and is possibly what Chaucer intended by that name.
It is not a true Virelay (in the French sense), and first appeared in the edition of 1561; see vol.
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
The virelay seems to have been in vogue in earlier English poetry.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper
A Virelay is a poem in an unusual metre, of which examples are very rare.