Is David Wildstein joining this list of great New Jersey troubadours by singing to the U.S. Attorney?
The existence of the Jongleurs gradually undermined that of the troubadours, as the former grew more and more proficient.
The rise of the troubadours is due wholly to Oriental influences.
It is not at all an evolution of the literature of the troubadours; it is in no way like it.
I lived at the court of Avalon, the home of Love and troubadours.
He wrote many love-songs, many of which owe their existence to those of the troubadours.
The verses of the troubadours and the trouvres were very licentious.
The flourishing time of the troubadours was in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
The sentimental agonies of troubadours and minstrels make it evident.
The troubadours must not be confounded with the jougleurs (more commonly written jongleurs).
1727, from French troubadour "one of a class of lyric poets in southern France, eastern Spain, and northern Italy 11c.-13c.," from Old Provençal trobador, from trobar "to find," earlier "invent a song, compose in verse," perhaps from Vulgar Latin *tropare "compose, sing," especially in the form of tropes, from Latin tropus "a song" (see trope). The alternative theory among French etymologists derives the Old Provençal word from a metathesis of Latin turbare "to disturb," via a sense of "to turn up." Meanwhile, Arabists posit an origin in Arabic taraba "to sing." General sense of "one who composes or sings verses or ballads" first recorded 1826.