Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See chant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See chant.

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  • noun Obsolete spelling of chant.
  • verb Obsolete spelling of chant.

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Examples

  • It is a charming picture, and one would like to know more about that "chaunt," that "wild melody."

    A Shepherd's Life Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs

  • "I let you 'chaunt', as you call it, to keep you from swearing."

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • "I let you 'chaunt', as you call it, to keep you from swearing."

    The Egoist

  • So she struck the strings and began to chaunt these lines,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Religious getting up at that Hour, going through the Cloyster to their Church, to chaunt Mattins, they found this young Gentlewoman sprawling in the midst of the Cloyster, almost dead with the Fall: They took her up, and put her into a warm Bed, let her blood, and apply'd all other

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • That chapel, once a religious sanctuary, when the choral hymn ascended in solemn chaunt to the pealing strains of the organ, with fervent devotion, was now degraded into

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

  • First then for thee we sisters must chaunt our dirge, and then for Achilles when

    Rhesus

  • The birds warbled on the boughs with tones far sweeter than chaunt of Koran and their notes would console a lover whom longings unman.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • First then for thee we sisters must chaunt our dirge, and then for Achilles when

    Rhesus

  • The Religious getting up at that Hour, going through the Cloyster to their Church, to chaunt Mattins, they found this young Gentlewoman sprawling in the midst of the Cloyster, almost dead with the Fall: They took her up, and put her into a warm Bed, let her blood, and apply'd all other

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

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