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Definition of Descanting

Descanting
Descant Des*cant" (d[e^]s*k[a^]nt"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Descanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Descanting.] [From descant; n.; or directly fr. OF. descanter, deschanter; L. dis- + cantare to sing.] 1. To sing a variation or accomplishment. 2. To comment freely; to discourse with fullness and particularity; to discourse at large. A virtuous man should be pleased to find people descanting on his actions. --Addison.

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- story of the same name by Robert Coover in his collection Pricksongs and Descants (1969). The film was released direct-to-video in October 1995. Jennifer...
- The soprano recorder in c2, also known as the descant, is the third-smallest instrument of the modern recorder family and is usually pla**** as the highest...
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- often used by players in professional orchestras and bands, although the descant and triple horn have become increasingly po****r. A musician who plays...