Meistersingers

Minstrel tradesmen of Germany, who attempted to revive the national minstrelsy of the minnesingers, which had fallen into decay. Hans Sachs, the cobbler (1494-1574), was by far the most celebrated of these poets.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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