Allan-a-Dale

Allan-a-Dale

[al-uhn-uh-deyl]
noun
(in English balladry) a member of Robin Hood's band who carried off his sweetheart just before she was to be forced into marriage with an aged knight.
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Allan-a-Dale (ˌælənəˈdeɪl)
 
n
(in English balladry) a member of Robin Hood's band who saved his sweetheart from an enforced marriage and married her himself

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