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rhapsody (plural rhapsodies)
- An ancient Greek epic poem (or part of one) suitable for uninterrupted recitation.
- (obsolete) A random collection or medley; a miscellany or confused string of stories, words etc.
- This concerneth not those mingle-mangles of many kinds of stuffe, or as the Grecians call them Rapsodies, that for such are published […].
- An exalted or exaggeratedly enthusiastic expression of feeling in speech or writing.
- (music) An instrumental composition of irregular form often incorporating improvisation.