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Ballad

means, strictly, a song to dance-music, or a song sung while dancing. (Italian, ballare, to dance, ballata, our ballad, ballet [q.v.]).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Balfour of Burley
Balios
Balisarda or Balisardo
Balistraria
Baliverso (in Orlando Furioso)
Balk
Balker
Balkis
Ball
Balls
Ballad
Ballads
Ballambangjan (The Straits of)
Ballast
Balle
Ballendino (Don Antonio)
Ballet (pronounce bal-lay)
Balliol College
Balloon (A pilot)
Balloon Post
Balm (French, baume)

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Ballad