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Definition: pastoral poem
(m[a^]d"r[i^]*gal), n. [It. madrigale,
OIt. madriale, mandriale (cf. LL. matriale); of uncertain
origin, possibly fr. It mandra flock, L. mandra stall, herd
of cattle, Gr. ma`ndra fold, stable; hence, madrigal,
originally, a pastoral song.]
1. A little amorous poem, sometimes called a pastoral poem
containing some tender and delicate, though simple,
Whose artful strains have oft delayed
The huddling brook to hear his madrigal. --Milton.
2. (Mus.) An unaccompanied polyphonic song, in four, five, or
more parts, set to secular words, but full of counterpoint
and imitation, and adhering to the old church modes.
Unlike the freer glee, it is best sung with several voices
on a part. See Glee