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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tenson.
 
A subdivision of the chanzos or poems of love and gallantry by the Troubadours. When the public jousts were over, the lady of the castle opened her “court of love,” in which the combatants contended with harp and song.   1
 


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