Vir"e*lay(?), n. [F. virelai; virer to turn + lai a song, a lay.] An ancient French song, or short poem, wholly in two rhymes, and composed in short lines, with a refrain.
Of such matter made he many lays,Chaucer.
Songs, complains, roundels, virelayes.
To which a lady sung a virelay.Dryden.
"The virelay admitted only two rhymes, and, after employing one for some time, the poet was virer, or to turn, to the other."
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