Pronunciation: (līd),[key] —v. pt. and pp. of lie1.
Pronunciation: (lēd; Ger. lēt),[key] —n., —pl.lied•erPronunciation: (lē'dur; Ger. lē'dur).[key] a typically 19th-century German art song characterized by the setting of a poetic text in either strophic or through-composed style and the treatment of the piano and voice in equal artistic partnership: Schubert lieder.