[min-ster] /ˈmɪn stər/
a church actually or originally connected with a monastic establishment.
any large or important church, as a cathedral.
(Brit) any of certain cathedrals and large churches, usually originally connected to a monastery
Old English mynster “the church of a monastery” (8c.), from Late Latin monasterium (see monastery). Cf. Old French moustier, French moûtier, Old Irish manister.
[min-struh l] /ˈmɪn strəl/ noun 1. a medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument, either as a member of a noble household or as an itinerant troubadour. 2. a musician, singer, or poet. 3. one of a troupe of comedians, usually white men made up as black […]
noun 1. a popular stage entertainment featuring comic dialogue, song, and dance in highly conventionalized patterns, performed by a troupe of actors, traditionally comprising two end men and a chorus in blackface and an interlocutor: developed in the U.S. in the early and mid-19th century. noun 1. a theatrical entertainment consisting of songs, dances, comic […]
[min-struh l-see] /ˈmɪn strəl si/ noun 1. the art or practice of a minstrel. 2. minstrels’ songs, ballads, etc.: a collection of Scottish minstrelsy. /ˈmɪnstrəlsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies 1. the art of a minstrel 2. the poems, music, or songs of a minstrel 3. a troupe of minstrels n. c.1300, menstracie, “music as produced on […]
[mint] /mɪnt/ noun 1. any aromatic herb of the genus Mentha, having opposite leaves and small, whorled flowers, as the and . Compare . 2. a soft or hard confection, often shaped like a wafer, that is usually flavored with and often served after lunch or dinner. 3. any of various flavored hard candies packaged […]