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Definition of Chant
ChantChant 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.
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. ChantChant 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. ChantChant 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
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 sounds, often primarily
on one or two main...
- Gregorian chant
is the central tradition
plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred
song in Latin
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- A chant
is the rhythmic speaking
or sounds. Chant
may also refer
to: Barry Chant
(born 1938), Australian author
PSM is a public health physician
who has been the chief health officer
of New South
Wales, Australia, since
2008. She gained
is the first album
of the second incarnation
and second overall under
in 1999. It is the first...
Song) is a composition
singer, piano, and six percussionists, by the French composer
Jean Barraqué, written...
A football chant
or terrace chant
is a song or chant usually
sung at ****ociation football matches
by fans. Football chanting
is an expression
- Znamenny Chant
(Russian: Знаменное пение, знаменный распев) is a singing tradition
used by some in the Russian Orthodox
Church. Znamenny Chant
- Buddhist chant
is a form of musical verse
or incantation, in some ways analogous
to religious recitations
faiths. In Buddhism, chanting
- The Chant
is an indie
rock band from South Florida
to Atlanta. The band formed
in 1984 and was originally composed
Cz on vocals...
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