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English Dictionary: Serenade' by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Serenade \Ser`*enade"\, n. [F. s[82]r[82]nade, It. serenata,
      probably fr. L. serenus serene (cf. {Serene}), misunderstood
      as a derivative fr. L. serus late. Cf. {Soir[82]e}.] (Mus.)
      (a) Music sung or performed in the open air at nights; --
            usually applied to musical entertainments given in the
            open air at night, especially by gentlemen, in a spirit
            of gallantry, under the windows of ladies.
      (b) A piece of music suitable to be performed at such times.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Serenade \Ser`e*nade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Serenaded}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Serenading}.]
      To entertain with a serenade.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Serenade \Ser`e*nade"\, v. i.
      To perform a serenade.
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