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Definition of Chants
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 Chants from wikipedia
- Gregorian chant
, Vedic chant
, Qur'an reading, Islamic
Dhikr, Baháʼí chants
, various Buddhist chants
cantillation, and the chanting
- ****igned particular chants
to the various
Jay Grout, his goal was to organize
- football chants
the opposition, and many fans sing songs about their
club rivals, even when they are not playing
- Christmas Chants
is a studio album
by the Gregorian chant
band Gregorian. It was released
in 2006 on Nemo Studio. In 2008 a special edition titled
- 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
- Les Chants
Magnétiques (English title: Magnetic
Fields) is the fifth studio album
by French electronic musician
Jean-Michel Jarre, released...
- jazz. Jazz Chants
are defined poems
beats. The beat may vary depending
on the idea of the reader. A jazz chant
is a fragment...
(/ˈtʃæntəl, ʃɑːnˈtɑːl/) is a feminine given
name of French
origin. The name Chantal
can be traced
back to the Old Occitan
word cantal, meaning...
- Monkey chanting
or monkey chants
or calls aimed
or denigrating black
footballers, who choose
- Other Vespers chants include
and the Antiphonae
in choro. Psallendae comprise
the largest category
of Ambrosian Office chants
. Two Psallendae...
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