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Definition of Chant

Chant
Chant Chant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Chanting.] [F. chanter, fr. L. cantare, intens. of canere to sing. Cf. Cant affected speaking, and see Hen.] 1. To utter with a melodious voice; to sing. The cheerful birds . . . do chant sweet music. --Spenser. 2. To celebrate in song. The poets chant in the theaters. --Bramhall. 3. (Mus.) To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant.
Chant
Chant Chant, v. i. 1. To make melody with the voice; to sing. ``Chant to the sound of the viol.' --Amos vi. 5. 2. (Mus.) To sing, as in reciting a chant. To chant (or chaunt) horses, to sing their praise; to overpraise; to cheat in selling. See Chaunter. --Thackeray.
Chant
Chant Chant, n.[F. chant, fr. L. cantus singing, song, fr. canere to sing. See Chant, v. t.] 1. Song; melody. 2. (Mus.) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music. 3. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting. 4. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone. [R.] His strange face, his strange chant. --Macaulay. Ambrosian chant, See under Ambrosian. Chant royal [F.], in old French poetry, a poem containing five strophes of eleven lines each, and a concluding stanza. -- each of these six parts ending with a common refrain. Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.

Meaning of Chant from wikipedia

- A chant (from French chanter, from Latin cantare, "to sing") is the iterative speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two main...
- chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song of the Roman Catholic Church. Gregorian chant developed...
- A chant is the rhythmic speaking or singing of words or sounds. Chant or Chants may also refer to: Chant (Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos...
- Chantal (IPA: ˈʧæntəl) is a feminine given name of French origin. The name Chantal can be traced back to the Old Occitan word cantal, meaning "stone."...
- Auction chant (also known as "bid calling", "the auction cry", "the cattle rattle", or simply "auctioneering") is a rhythmic repetition of numbers and...
- A Buddhist chant is a form of musical verse or incantation, in some ways analogous to Hindu, Christian or Jewish religious recitations. They exist in...
- Ambrosian chant (also known as Milanese chant) is the liturgical plainchant repertory of the Ambrosian rite of the Roman Catholic Church, related to but...
- Masters of Chant is the second album by Gregorian, released in 1999. It is the first Masters of Chant album. In 2008 Barnes & Noble/Curb Records released...
- Znamenny Chant (Russian: Знаменное пение, знаменный распев) is a singing tradition used in the Russian Orthodox Church. Znamenny Chant is unison, melismatic...
- to spill into the stands. Celtics' fans berated Kidd and his family with chants of "Wife Beater!" in response to Kidd's 2001 domestic abuse charge. When...
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