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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 min·strel /ˈmɪn(t)strəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Min·strel n.  In the Middle Ages, one of an order of men who subsisted by the arts of poetry and music, and sang verses to the accompaniment of a harp or other instrument; in modern times, a poet; a bard; a singer and harper; a musician.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a singer of folk songs [syn: folk singer, jongleur, poet-singer,
      2: a performer in a minstrel show
      v : celebrate by singing, in the style of minstrels

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Matt. 9:23), a flute-player. Such music was a usual
    accompaniment of funerals. In 2 Kings 3:15 it denotes a player
    on a stringed instrument.