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Will Shortest definition of folk (58* d) RE: Shortest definition of folk 06 May 98

Found a nice definition in Chambers Dictionary, my favourite source of elegent etymology.

Folksong: A song originating among the people and traditionally handed down by them.

Not that the definition clears up the discussion much, or at all, 'cause "originating among the people" is open to many interpretations and "handed down" to even more.

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