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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...
- A chant
is the rhythmic speaking
or sounds. Chant
may also refer
to: Barry Chant
(born 1938), Australian author
is the central tradition
plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred
song of the Roman Catholic
Church. Gregorian chant
(IPA: ˈʧæntəl) is a feminine given
name of French
origin. The name Chantal
can be traced
back to the Old Occitan
word cantal, meaning
- Auction chant
as "bid calling", "the auction
cry", "the cattle
rattle", or simply
"auctioneering") is a rhythmic repetition
- Ambrosian chant
as Milanese chant
) is the liturgical plainchant repertory
of the Ambrosian
rite of the Roman Catholic
- Buddhist chant
is a form of musical verse
or incantation, in some ways analogous
to Hindu, Christian
or Jewish religious
recitations. In Buddhism, chanting
is the second album
by Gregorian, released
in 1999. It is the first Masters
album. In 2008 Barnes
& Noble/Curb Records
- Znamenny Chant
(Russian: Знаменное пение, знаменный распев) is a singing tradition
used in the Russian Orthodox
Church. Znamenny Chant
is unison, melismatic...
- The chanter
is the part of the bagpipe
the player creates
the melody. It consists
of a number
of finger-holes, and in its simpler forms
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