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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...
- Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song in Latin (and occasionally Gr****) of the...
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- media A football chant or terrace chant is a song or chant usually sung at ****ociation football matches by fans. Football chanting is an expression of...
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- Buddhist chant is a form of musical verse or incantation, in some ways analogous to religious recitations of other faiths. In Buddhism, chanting is the...
- The Chant is an indie rock band from South Florida that relocated to Atlanta. The band formed in 1984 and was originally composed of Walter Cz on vocals...