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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ballade  \Bal*lade"\,  n.  [See  {Ballad},  n.] 
  A  form  of  French  versification,  sometimes  imitated  in 
  English,  in  which  three  or  four  rhymes  recur  through  three 
  stanzas  of  eight  or  ten  lines  each  the  stanzas  concluding 
  with  a  refrain,  and  the  whole  poem  with  an  envoy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ballade 
  n  :  a  poem  consisting  of  3  stanzas  and  an  envoy 




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