Definition of minstrelsy in English:
The practice of performing as a minstrel: a long tradition of minstrelsy
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- In their dancing, in their minstrelsy and then in ragtime, black Americans were insisting on setting European-style music free by refusing to be restricted to a ground beat.
- Such characters emerged in late eighteenth-century plays and sheet music, and became mainstays of nineteenth-century minstrelsy.
- After emancipation in 1863, minstrelsy was taken over increasingly by black performers.
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