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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
- Auction chant
as "bid calling", "the auction
cry", "the cattle
rattle", or simply
"auctioneering") is a rhythmic repetition
(IPA: ˈʧæntəl) is a feminine given
name of French
origin. The name Chantal
can be traced
back to the Old Occitan
word cantal, meaning
- Buddhist chant
is a form of musical verse
or incantation, in some ways analogous
to Hindu, Christian
or Jewish religious
recitations. In Buddhism, chanting
- Znamenny Chant
(Russian: Знаменное пение, знаменный распев) is a singing tradition
used in the Russian Orthodox
Church. Znamenny Chant
is unison, melismatic...
- Ambrosian chant
as Milanese chant
) is the liturgical plainchant repertory
of the Ambrosian
rite of the Roman Catholic
is the second album
by Gregorian, released
in 1999. It is the first Masters
album. In 2008 Barnes
& Noble/Curb Records
- has become
of team support. It is most widely
used by fans of the New Orleans
Saints, an American football
team. The entire chant
is: "Who dat...
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