[ troo-vair; French troo-ver ]SEE DEFINITION OF trouvere
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All he had to do would be to inquire after the celebrated Mylio the Trouvere.

Trouvere was the name given to certain "improvisers," or poets, of northern France.

In the south of France the counterpart of the Trouvere was called "troubadour."

Wace, the Norman-French trouvere, dedicated to her his 'Brut.'

A troubadour or trouvere was a poet who sang his own compositions to his own music.

Goose-Skin runs after the trouvere, and imitating the gestures of the deaf-and-dumb, indicates that he pledges himself to silence.

The trouvere walks rapidly towards the hedge, holding Florette by the hand.

The trouvere re-enters the garden and speedily issues out of it with Florette, whom he has wrapped in his cloak.

Foulques of Bercy, on his part, surprised at seeing the trouvere suddenly armed, remains for a moment in perplexity.

The witnesses to the combat hurry to bring aid to the vanquished, and for an instant forget the trouvere.