As a noun madrigal
As a proper noun ayr is
a town in ayrshire, scotland.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(music) a song for a small number of unaccompanied voices; from 13th century Italy
(music) a polyphonic song for about six voices, from 16th century Italy
a short poem, often pastoral, and suitable to be set to music
(Isle of Mann) father
(especially when referring to the form of music.)
* Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley (2003)